Search Is On After Suspect Evades Bondsman In NE OKC


Thursday, October 1st 2015, 4:44 pm
By: News 9


Police are searching for a suspect who fled while authorities were attempting to bring him into custody on Thursday.

Police have identified the suspect as 28-year-old Jamelle Thompson. According to court documents, the bondsman was serving warrants against Thompson for a number of charges including domestic abuse, rape and kidnapping.

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Oklahoma City Police tell News 9 while trying to apprehend Thompson in an area near NE 16th St. and N. Coltrane Rd., a struggle ensued and the bondsman opened fire at Thompson. Thompson managed to get away into a wooded area nearby, but it is unclear if any of the bondsman’s shots struck Thompson.

K9 units and OKCPD’s Air One have been called in to assist with the search.

Keep checking with News 9 and News9.com for more information.