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UPDATE 1:57 p.m. – NewsChannel 4’s Chellie Mills just spoke to the wife of the suspect identified at Russell Mason.

The man’s wife said they have been married 14 years.

She told us Mason is bipolar. mason_russell

She said he went to a crisis center Monday and they sent him home with medication.

His wife said she spent the night elsewhere because “he was acting strange.”

MINCO, Okla. – Grady County officials said a suspect claimed he was the “Anti-Christ” before a Minco officer was stabbed and the suspect was shot Tuesday.

According to Grady County deputies, officers were working with a person suffering from mental illness around noon when the stabbing and shooting happened about a mile east of Minco on Highway 37, between Tuttle and Minco.

Grady County deputies said the suspect was threatening to blow up his home with his family inside.

The suspect’s roommate said the man’s name is Russell Mason.

Deputies said Mason stabbed a Minco officer two times in the head and shoulder, then the officer shot Mason in the leg.

Medical officials have not confirmed the extent of injuries or conditions of anyone involved.

This is a developing story.

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