Sexual Assault Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

Update:

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation confirmed the suspect fatally shot in Sallisaw is James W. Huskey, 45.

OSBI agents are now investigating the officer-involved shooting.

After Huskey fired off a shot, he was shot in response, authorities said. He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

He was wanted in connection with a domestic battery case in Fort Smith and a sexual assault case in Texas.

Original story:

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- A suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Sallisaw on Wednesday, authorities say.

The Sallisaw Police Department said a suspect fired shots at authorities inside a McDonald's.

The Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office said it fired back, and the suspect died.

Authorities declined to identify the suspect, but the shooting did take place in the same location where the Fort Smith Police Department said a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault case was taken into custody.

 


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