2-Year-Old Held Hostage Rescued In Norman, Suspect In Custody

Wednesday, July 14th 2021, 7:54 am

By: News 9


What began as a police pursuit in southeast Oklahoma City became an active standoff situation in Norman.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a pursuit began for an unknown reason around 4 a.m. Wednesday eastbound on Southwest 44th Street before the suspect headed south on Sooner Road.

OHP said the pursuit ended in a residential area near 12th Avenue Northeast and Tecumseh Road.

Authorities said that the suspect held a 2-year-old hostage with a knife, but the suspect has since given up the knife.

Authorities have since rescued the 2-year-old from the suspect. The suspect is now in custody, as well.

Oklahoma City police identified the suspect as 35-year-old Adam Herrera via the department's Twitter account.

This is a developing story.


Get The Daily Update!

Be among the first to get breaking news, weather, and general news updates from News 9 delivered right to your inbox!

More Like This

July 14th, 2021

November 30th, 2022

November 29th, 2022

November 28th, 2022

Top Headlines

December 6th, 2022

December 6th, 2022

December 6th, 2022

December 6th, 2022