Last updated: over 1 year ago
Oklahoma City police have identified the suspect that was shot, killed by officers Wednesday evening.
Police say 30-year-old Simon P. Ramirez died at the scene following the shooting. According to police, officers were randomly searching for stolen cars in the area of S.E. 44th and I-35 when they spotted a Ramirez and woman inside a stolen vehicle. Police say the two ditched the vehicle and ran.
According to Captain Dexter Nelson with the Oklahoma City Police Department, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers shot Ramirez after he crossed into a portion of I-35 SB carrying a gun. Nelson said the suspect pointed the gun at officers and oncoming northbound and southbound traffic. Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene. No officers were injured.