Barricaded NW OKC Motel Gunman In Custody, Police Say
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police say an armed man barricaded in a Northwest Oklahoma City motel room is now in custody.
The man was in a standoff with officers at a motel near I-44 and May Avenue Tuesday morning.
The suspect is in custody. The PIO is en-route to the scene and will be available for a briefing.— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) March 21, 2017
Officials say the standoff began when officers were attempting to serve a felony warrant and the man refused to exit the motel room.
?? Police are attempting to serve a felony warrant on a man refusing to come out of a hotel room near I-44/May Ave. (1 of 2)— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) March 21, 2017
Streets in the area are closed. The public should avoid the area of I-44/May Ave. The OKCPD Tactical Team has been deployed. (2 of 2)— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) March 21, 2017
There have been no reports of "shots fired." Negotiators are en-route & will attempt to resolve the situation peacefully.— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) March 21, 2017
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