‘Reign of terror’ continues in southwest Oklahoma

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SAYRE, Okla. - It was early morning around 2:30 when gunshots rang out in a Flying J parking lot near Sayre, Oklahoma.

Investigators said the assailant attempted to force his way into an RV.

"When the RV pulled up, seconds to minutes later, he was approached by the suspect. It appears to be an attempted kidnapping and a struggle over the weapon described as an AK 47," said OBSI Special Agent Dannie Sanders.

Two shots were fired, striking the innocent victim in the leg.

The assailant did not get away with the RV.

Authorities cannot confirm the shooter was Michael Vance.

But, the suspect used a gun - similar to the weapon used in the other shootings.

They are reviewing store surveillance, which is being enhanced to get a better look at the man, and the gray vehicle he was driving.

"We've got some evidence we are looking at that should be able compare with the shootings with Wellston and Oklahoma City," Sanders said.

Surveillance video shows the suspect heading east on I-40.

But, until he's captured, the entire state should be on high alert.

"I wouldn't want people to panic, but be aware of what's going on around you," Sanders said.

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