Oklahoma Highway Patrol identifies allegedly armed suspect shot, killed during standoff in Vici

Local
Photo goes with story

The scene of a deadly standoff in Vici.

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

VICI, Okla. (KFOR) – Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials identified the suspect who was shot and killed during a standoff in Vici on Wednesday.

Thirty-nine-year-old Michael Richard Stambaugh, who was wanted on a Canadian County felony warrant for suspicion of sexual abuse of a child, was fatally shot during the standoff, according to a Highway Patrol news release.

Highway Patrol provided KFOR a copy of the arrest warrant.

The Highway Patrol’s Tactical Team went to Vici Wednesday to assist the U.S. Marshal’s Office. Stambaugh allegedly ran from marshals after they tried to serve the warrant on him.

Stambaugh allegedly barricaded himself inside a house at around 2:45 p.m.

Officials spent hours negotiating with the suspect.

“The suspect exited the house around 5:15 p.m. with a firearm. Members of the OHP tactical team fired their weapons. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene,” the news release states.

No member of law enforcement was injured.

No further details were released.

The troopers involved in the shooting have been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Trending

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

SCAN ME: KFOR App QR Code

image of QR Code

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Follow @KFOR on Twitter