Man arrested after shooting, manhunt in Oklahoma City

A man was arrested Saturday after a traffic stop near NW 92 and Harvey Avenue erupted into a chase on foot and a shooting. Oklahoma City police said that during the chase, the man fired at the officer with the officer's firearm.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 20, 2013 at 9:33 pm •  Published: July 20, 2013
Advertisement
;

A man was arrested Saturday morning after shooting at an Oklahoma City police officer, police said.

An officer pulled over a vehicle to conduct a traffic stop about 2:35 a.m. at NW 92 and Harvey Avenue. The driver pulled into a vacant house's driveway and ran away from the officer, police Capt. Dexter Nelson said.

The man and the officer struggled, resulting in the officer losing his firearm in the 300 block of NW 91. The man shot at the officer with the officer's firearm, Nelson said. The officer was not hit but did suffer minor injuries during the struggle.

The man was found hiding in a vacant house in the 300 block of NW 87. He was arrested by the police's tactical team about 8 a.m. No shots were fired by police during the incident, Nelson said.

The man suffered injuries when he broke into the vacant house. Both the officer and the man were treated by paramedics, Nelson said.

No names were released Saturday afternoon.


NewsOK.com has disabled the comments for this article.
Advertisement


Trending Now



AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Far too many kids being given codeine, study says
  2. 2
    NBA says refs blew crucial call in playoff game
  3. 3
    KOCO: 6,000 assessment tests in Oklahoma schools encounter technical problem
  4. 4
    Lindsay Lohan: I had a miscarriage
  5. 5
    Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43
+ show more