Graphic Video Shows Suspect Shooting At OHP Trooper In Woodward


Monday, August 27th 2018, 2:49 pm
By: News 9


A video depicting a shootout between a man and an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper at a Days Inn in Woodward early Sunday has been posted to YouTube.

The OHP confirmed Monday that the video posted by Jared Kemp shows Arturo Ramirez firing his weapon at trooper Austin Ellis. The video is graphic; viewer discretion is advised.

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Ellis pulled Ramirez over on suspicion of not using his seat belt. Troopers said, Ramirez drove away, prompting a pursuit and that at the end of the chase, gunfire was exchanged.

Ellis suffered a fractured rib which caused internal bleeding when he was shot once to the side of his vest. Ellis was taken to OU Medical Center.

He was in good condition Sunday and has vastly improved, OHP Col. Mike Harrell said.