Man dies in Catoosa standoff

The Associated Press - February 19, 2018 10:19 am

CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) – Authorities say a man is dead following a lengthy standoff with sheriff’s deputies in northeastern Oklahoma.

The Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office says shots were fired from a travel trailer in Catoosa around 5 p.m. Saturday. Neighbors said a man who appeared to be intoxicated fired shots into the air.

The man had barricaded himself inside the trailer when deputies arrived and fired at the deputies through the wall of the trailer. Deputies returned fire during a standoff that lasted seven hours.

 

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