UPDATE @ 3:05 P.M. 10/14/2023
Oklahoma City Police have provided an update announcing that they have arrested 39-year-old Michael Wilson in connection to a shooting that left an OKCPD officer with minor injuries.
Wilson was taken into custody without incident near NW Expressway, and booked on multiple complaints including shooting with intent to kill, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Wilson has previously been convicted of kidnapping, domestic assault and battery, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and second degree burglary.
UPDATE @ 8:12 P.M.
In a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, Oklahoma City Police say that the intersection of W Wilshire Blvd and Lyrewood Lane is closed as detectives continue their investigation into the shooting that occurred around 5:15 p.m. on Friday.
According to the post, the officer was initially flagged down by an individual unrelated to the shooting before an unidentified suspect opened fire.
“Someone came out and began shooting at [the officer],” said MSgt. Gary Knight.
Knight said it’s still unclear who the shooter was, but investigators believe the gunfire came from a nearby apartment complex.
Police also mentioned that the injuries the officer sustained in the shooting are minor.
“It appears flying glass or a piece of shrapnel appears to have hit him in the arm,” said Knight, adding that the officer was treated at a nearby hospital.
There were no other injuries.
Police do not have a definitive description for a suspect at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Oklahoma City Crime Stoppers: (405) 235-7300.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Oklahoma City Police are currently investigating after a patrol vehicle was hit by gunfire near West Wilshire Boulevard and North Rockwell Avenue.
Police say they have no suspect information at this time, but have shut down the area near the scene to search for the possible shooter.
Lt. Flaggert with OKCPD has confirmed that a officer is being treated for shrapnel wounds at St. Anthony’s.
KFOR has a team on the scene.
This is a developing story.