No one injured in Locust Grove incident

Ponca City Now - June 6, 2016 10:47 am

The Locust Grove Police Department requested investigative assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation with an officer-Involved shooting.

About 10 p.m. Saturday, a Locust Grove officer attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding near 224 E. Main Street. A female passenger jumped out of the vehicle and a pursuit ensued. The suspect drove down a dead end street, and then onto residential yards.

The officer exited his patrol car in an attempt to make contact with the driver when the suspect drove toward the officer. The officer fired his weapon several times hitting the vehicle multiple times.

The pursuit continued into Mayes County where other agencies joined in. The suspect stopped the vehicle and fled on foot about five miles north of Locust Grove.

The OSBI says the driver of the vehicle was arrested Sunday at a home in Salina on a complaint of assault and battery with a deadly weapon. The passenger in his car was not arrested.


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