Man arrested after tense standoff with local authorities

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MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – A man barricaded himself inside of a Midwest City home Tuesday afternoon.

Police say Orville Branch is the alleged trigger man in a weekend shoot-out.

Anonymous tips led authorities to his mother’s home in Midwest City.

Despite pleas for her son to surrender, he refused to come out.

After a tense standoff with authorities, a tactical team forced their way inside the home.

Branch was arrested and booked into a local jail.


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