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Police Identify Officer Involved, Victim In NE OKC Shooting

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Oklahoma City Police say they got a disturbance call from 2408 Northeast 26th St. at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Oklahoma City Police say they got a disturbance call from 2408 Northeast 26th St. at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Oklahoma City police have released the names of the victim and officer involved in a deadly shooting on the city's northeast side.

Police say Sgt. Daniel Godsil was the first officer on the scene of a disturbance call in the 2400 block of N.E. 26th Street Wednesday afternoon. The disturbance was between neighbors and involved four people.

6/19/2013 Related Story: Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting In NE OKC Under Investigation

According to police, Sgt. Godsil was talking to the people involved when an armed man leveled a rifle and opened fire at the officer from the street, several yards away. The officer returned fire, hitting the suspect.

The suspect is identified as 46-year-old Kenneth Dewayne Cooper. He was transported to a local hospital, but died before he got there.

Sgt. Godsil is a 10 year patrol veteran with the OKCPD. He was placed on paid administrative leave while the incident is under investigation. The Oklahoma County District Attorney will review the investigation when it's complete.

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