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Two deputies killed in Oklahoma shooting

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  • Ezekiel Holbert, 26, will face at least two counts of first-degree murder
  • Deputies serving arrest warrant on Holbert when they were shot, officials say
  • Holbert surrendered to state police after a manhunt about three hours later
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(CNN) -- An Oklahoma man is accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies who were trying to arrest him on domestic assault charges Sunday, authorities said. He's facing murder charges in the deaths.

Ezekiel Holbert is accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies who were trying to arrest him.

Ezekiel Holbert is accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies who were trying to arrest him.

The shooting happened about 3 p.m. (4 p.m. ET) at the Seminole County home of the mother of shooting suspect Ezekiel Holbert, said Jessica Brown, spokesman for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

The deputies, who were not identified, were serving an arrest warrant on 26-year-old Holbert, she said. One died at the scene, and the other died at a hospital.

A third county officer was at the rear of the home, but was not injured.

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An unidentified woman outside the home was wounded by stray fire, but her condition was not immediately known, Brown said. Video Watch witness describe shootings »

Holbert, who surrendered to state police at his own home after a manhunt about three hours later, will face at least two counts of first-degree murder, Brown said.

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