• April 20, 2024

[VIDEO] Man Overwrought With Ferguson, Missouri Outcome– Causes Police Standoff

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OKLAHOMA CITY –

A man is in Oklahoma City police custody after a standoff early Friday morning.

According to police, the man was standing on the roof of his home near N.W. 43rd and Independence around 1 a.m. He had a rifle in one hand and had a handgun pointed to his head. The man fired several shots in the air.

Police said he could be heard yelling about a number of issues including what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, and about his wife and kids. At least 30 officers and SWAT was called to help.

No one was inside the house and neighbors were not evacuated. No one was hurt.

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The situation ended when he surrendered to police around 3 a.m.

Police are trying to determine if he will be taken to jail and booked on criminal charges or somewhere else for mental health services. They have not released his identity at this time. 

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