Police Arrest Tulsa Shooting Suspect After Standoff In BA
BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma - Police arrested a suspect in a Tulsa shooting after a standoff at a home in Broken Arrow Friday afternoon.
The home is located near 51st Street South and 129th East Avenue. Officers from the Broken Arrow SWAT team took up positions around the house which is right by Battle Creek golf course.
Broken Arrow Police say Tulsa officers called them at about 11 a.m. to ask them to help serve a warrant at a home in the 3700 block of North Narcissus Avenue. Police say the man barricaded himself inside the home.
The man was identified as M.D. Montazir. They had connected him to the shooting of a 16-year-old girl, a runaway, at an east Tulsa apartment. The girl survived. The suspect got away in a car the neighbors said matches one that's usually at the house.
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The suspect's wife and baby came out early in the standoff. Just over two hours later, Montazir surrendered. Police took him into custody shortly after 2 p.m.
Tulsa Police said they were happy the standoff was resolved peacefully and thanked Broken Arrow for helping them arrest a Tulsa suspect.
Police searched the house and said they found important evidence connected to the warrant for shooting with intent to kill.