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Oklahoma man shoots himself during arrest on sex charges

Wallace Geary Fields, 68, of Grove, was taken to a hospital in Missouri for treatment after shooting himself as deputies approached his residence with an arrest warrant on sex-related charges.
From Staff Reports Modified: December 14, 2013 at 9:01 pm •  Published: December 14, 2013
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A Grove man held a gun under his chin and shot himself when Delaware County deputies tried to arrest him on sex-related charges.

Wallace Geary Fields, 68, was taken to a hospital in Missouri for treatment after deputies approached his residence with the arrest warrant, Delaware County Sheriff Harlan Moore said Saturday.

Fields was charged Friday in Delaware County District Court with two counts of lewd or indecent proposals to a child under 16, first-degree rape by instrumentation and three counts of lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16.

A bench warrant for $300,000 was issued, court records show.

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