Knife-Wielding Man Arrested In NE OKC

Thursday, December 14th 2017, 8:18 am
By: News 9

A knife-wielding man was arrested overnight Thursday in northeast Oklahoma City, police said.

The incident happened shortly after midnight at a crisis center in the 1200 block of NE 13. 

The man tried to get into the building with a knife but couldn't get in because the door was locked.  People were outside in the parking lot when the man started yelling at them and said he would taken them hostage, police said.

The people managed to get away and police arrived on the scene. 

Police said the man would not comply with an officer's commands and the officer deployed a projectile from a bean bag shotgun. 

The man was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The man's name has not been released.