Deputy Shoots, Kills Stabbing Suspect In Cherokee County - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |


Deputy Shoots, Kills Stabbing Suspect In Cherokee County

Posted: Updated:
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma -

A Cherokee County Deputy shot and killed a man who had reportedly stabbed four people Friday night.

Undersheriff Jason Chennault said the incident happened at a drug rehab center between Ft. Gibson and Tahlequah in the Norwood area.  

He said they received a call around 7:15 p.m. about a man stabbing four people and that the man had also set a barn on fire before running away..

When deputies searched the outbuildings the man confronted them with a knife, Chennault said. A deputy shot and killed the man.  

Ambulances took three of the stabbing victims to hospitals; the other one was treated at the scene.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate the shooting.

Chennault said Saturday that they are presenting their evidence to the district attorney's office and that additional information will be released next week.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.