Oklahoma fugitive who used Facebook Live during crimes shot, killed

HAMMON, Okla. -- Michael Dale Vance Jr., an Oklahoma fugitive accused of two killings and a string of other crimes who live-streamed some of his activities on Facebook has been shot and killed, officials said.

Vance was killed in a shootout with a local deputy in Dewey County, Oklahoma, according to Dave Turk, spokesman for the U.S. Marshall's Service in Washington, D.C.

Oklahoma County Sheriff's office spokesman Mark Opgrande says Vance was killed near the town of Leedey, Oklahoma, 130 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.

A massive manhunt for Vance began on Oct. 23 after he allegedly killed two relatives and shot two police officers.

"The manhunt is over," Ellis County Sheriff Shane Booth posted on Facebook.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Paul Timmons told The Oklahoman newspaper that a deputy from Dewey County was shot about 10:15 p.m.

Booth had posted earlier Sunday that authorities were searching for Vance after a report that he was spotted in western Oklahoma.

Vance was wanted on multiple charges, including two counts of first-degree murder. A massive manhunt for the 38-year-old Vance began Oct. 23 after, authorities say, he shot and wounded two police officers in a town 35 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.
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