Oklahoma manhunt subject killed by gunshot to neck

The Associated Press - November 3, 2016 8:56 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma’s state medical examiner’s office says the man who led officers on a weeklong manhunt died from a gunshot wound to the neck.

Amy Elliott, a spokeswoman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, says Michael Vance Jr.’s death on Sunday was ruled a homicide. Elliott said Wednesday that a full report is still pending but could show how many times Vance was shot by officers.

Dashboard camera and helicopter footage released Tuesday depicts a fierce gun fight between state troopers and Vance, who was wanted for the killings of two relatives and the shootings of three law enforcement officers. Vance died in the shootout.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigators say five troopers who fired their weapons were placed on routine administrative leave while the investigation is ongoing.

 

Latest Stories

Trump is ‘Fine’ After Shooting at Rally, Campaign Says. Prosecutor Says Gunman and 1 Attendee are Dead

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign said in a statement that the former president was “fine” after...

Election 2024 Live Updates: Trump Says he is ‘Fine’ in Statement After Being Escorted Off Stage During Rally

UPDATE:What to know: Trump’s condition: In a statement shared by his campaign, a Trump spokesman said the former...

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES SERVE SEARCH WARRANT ON JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER

TULSA, Okla. – Several law enforcement agencies served a search warrant Friday on the Tulsa County Family...