EUFAULA, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman who was taken hostage and shot multiple times during a deadly bank robbery in Eufaula is facing a long road to recovery.
Norris also shot another bank employee, Betty Howell, before taking Julie Huff hostage, authorities said.
The armed robbery suspect grabbed Huff and left the bank in a stolen car and headed north on Hwy 69.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers used a tactical maneuver to stop the car, as Norris and police exchanged gunfire.
Norris was killed.
Huff was shot and severely injured.
Officials say Huff and Howell were both transported to local hospitals where they underwent surgery. They are both expected to survive.
Friends and family members of Huff have since set up a YouCaring page, hoping to raise money to assist with medical expenses.
Julie Huff was taken hostage and shot multiple times during a bank robbery in Eufaula, Oklahoma on 1/21/16. She faces multiple surgeries and a long road to recovery. Funds raised will go to her family to assist with medical expenses. She is the most caring person you will ever meet, helping anyone she can. She is an RN, wife, Mother, Grandmother, and so much more to so many people. Please help her family through this difficult time. All donations are greatly appreciated.
The OSBI is still investigating the shooting.