Seven Shots Fired During Mannford Police Chase - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

News: Crime

Seven Shots Fired During Mannford Police Chase

Posted: Updated:
Photo of Joshua Caudill from Facebook. Photo of Joshua Caudill from Facebook.
Police got a tip and found Caudill's truck west of Mannford. Police got a tip and found Caudill's truck west of Mannford.
MANNFORD, Oklahoma -

Mannford Police are looking for a man who led officers on a chase late Tuesday, July 10.

Police Chief Lucky Miller said Joshua Caudill tried to run over one of his officers with a pickup, and the officer fired his weapon seven times at the suspect. 

Miller said Caudill had warrants out for his arrest, and when a Mannford officer spotted him at a gas station at the intersection of Highways 48 and 51, he turned on his police lights. 

Chief Miller said that started a chase that lasted 17 minutes and ended in a pasture near Highway 48 and West 61st Street where Caudill's pickup got stuck.

The officer and his K9 partner were about 5 feet feet away when Caudill managed to get truck going again, the chief said. The chief said Caudill started driving straight toward the officer who had fallen down by this time. From the ground, Miller said the officer fired seven shots at the truck.

Caudill kept driving and its not clear if any of the bullets hit him.

Police have asked area hospitals to call Mannford Police if a gunshot victim shows up, but so far, Chief Miller said that has not happened.

The chief said at one point the officer's legs were under the truck, but he somehow managed to get them out of the way just in time. The officer and K9 are both going to be OK, the chief said.

Officers have found Caudill's truck - covered in bullet holes. Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller they located the pickup truck west of Mannford after getting a tip. 

Miller says Caudill is still on the run. Police are now processing the truck.

Special Features

Bridge Tracker

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

Fallen Heroes

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


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

Murrah Bombing Timeline

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

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on

  • Cold Cases

    Join Lori and local homicide detectives as they search for Cold Case clues.

  • Crime Survival Guide

    What can you do to survive a crime? Find advice for personal safety here.

  • Links

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

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.