Tulsa Police were called to an apartment where a husband and wife were arguing.
Officers say the man had been drinking and was threatening to shoot himself if his wife didn't give him his car keys so he could leave.
When the man went to get his gun, the woman left with her husband's keys and the phone to call police.
Officer Eric Dalgleish, Tulsa Police: "he went to another room and produced a semi-automatic pistol which he loaded in front of her."
When the special operations team finally got inside the apartment, they found the man asleep on the couch.
He was arrested his name has not been released.
No one was hurt.