Man Arrested After Shooting At Okmulgee Deputies
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma - A man was arrested after the Okmulgee County Sheriff's Office says he shot at deputies.
Officers say, Barry Ledford, 48, approached deputies early Sunday morning while they were conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of North 160 Road and Hectorville Road.
They say he then shined a flashlight at them before discharging a firearm.
Officers say after they issued verbal commands Ledford fled to a nearby tree line. In response, they say they called out the Okmulgee County Special Operation Team.
Ledford was soon found and arrested at a nearby residence.
He was booked for carrying a firearm under the influence of alcohol, reckless conduct with a firearm, public intoxication and obstructing an officer.