Shawnee high-speed chase, standoff ends peacefully on highway
SHAWNEE, Okla. – A late night standoff in Shawnee ends peacefully after the suspect surrendered to police.
According to Shawnee police, it all started as a domestic dispute around 10 p.m. Wednesday.
When officers got there, the armed suspect jumped into a gold-colored pickup and sped off.
During the high-speed chase, police followed the man out-of-town.
He finally stopped in the center median of I-40 after running over stop sticks near the Firelake Grand Casino.
That’s when the chase turned into a standoff.
Police say the man was holding a gun to his own head.
Fortunately, negotiators were finally able to calm him down.
Shortly after that, he surrendered and was taken into custody.