OKLAHOMA CITY - One man is in custody, Thursday morning, after police said he tried to strangle a woman, and pulled a gun on a passer-by who tried to intervene. 

According to authorities, the incident started at the OYO Townhouse near Interstate 40 and Meridian. 

The suspect ran from the area but was found hiding behind a nearby dumpster, police said. 

Officers said the suspect ditched the gun near a Comfort Suites in the area. 

This is a developing story.