5-hour long standoff with alleged stabbing suspect comes to an end

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EDMOND, Okla. – A 5-hour long standoff with an alleged stabbing suspect came to an end in Edmond Thursday morning.

Around 2:45 a.m., police say they received a call about a stabbing in Oakridge Estates near 2nd and Vista in Edmond.

They found a male victim stabbed four times in the chest, abdomen, arm, and back.

The victim was able to run to a neighbors house to get help.

He called 911 and was then transported to the hospital where he was taken into surgery.

There is no update on his condition at this time.

While officials tried to convince the alleged suspect to come out of his home, a tactical team set up, ready to force entry if the suspect did not surrender.

Around 7:45 a.m., police say the standoff ended.

The suspect, later identified as 30-year-old Tyler Smith, was taken into custody.

He is facing charges for assault with a deadly weapon.

No other information has been released at this time.

 

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