OKC Police Shoot Suspect During Overnight Traffic Stop
OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities are investigating after police shot a suspect during a traffic stop overnight in Southwest Oklahoma City.
According to police, the first shots were fired off Southwest 74th Street and South Western Avenue after an officer tried to make a traffic stop in the area.
Investigators said that during the initial shootout, the officer actually shot one of the two people inside the car.
When they sped off, police said the suspects started firing at officers while driving down Southwest 59th Street.
Police said one suspect threw a gun out the window of the vehicle. The vehicle eventually crashed out near Southwest 54th Street and South Portland Avenue.
"The officer was able to make contact with the subject and take him into custody without further incident. The subject was struck and transported by EMSA to a local hospital where he is listed in stable condition," said OCPD Captain Larry Withrow.
One suspect was shot in the chest and arm. He was identified as 24-year-old Shelby Stanfield. He was treated and released from a hospital. Stanfield has been booked in the Oklahoma County Jail on complaints of possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after a former felony conviction.
The passenger, 28-year-old Glenn Marshall, was not injured and was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on a complaint of possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction.
The officer involved was identified as officer Tyler Arney, a one-year veteran of the department. He was not injured and has been placed on administrative leave.