Police Sniper Kills Armed Man Holding 2-Year-Old Girl As A Shield

Police Sniper Kills Armed Man Holding 2-Year-Old Girl As A Shield

A man who authorities allege forced his way inside his estranged wife’s Tulsa (OK) home with a gun and took her 2-year-old daughter hostage was fatally shot by a police sniper early Tuesday.

Officers responded to a reported domestic-related call at a residence shortly before midnight. Upon their arrival, a woman told them her estranged husband forced his way inside her home and grabbed her youngest child, a 2-year-old girl, while armed with a gun.

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The man pointed the firearm at police and the girl throughout the standoff.

Shortly after 3 a.m., the man reportedly returned to the doorway of the balcony while holding the child as a shield along with a handgun. He was then shot and killed by a sniper with one of the department’s special operations teams.

The child was uninjured during the incident and returned to her mother.

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  1. Donna

    Thank you for saving the little girl and her mom.

  2. Haligonex

    The sad reality of Law enforcement. Some bad people out there just can’t be given the opportunity to be rehabilitated.

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