Judge: Man Charged After Tulsa Police Standoff In March Will Stand Trial


Friday, May 18th 2018, 2:39 am
By: News On 6


A judge rules there is enough evidence to try a Nebraska man who got into a nearly 17-hour standoff with with police at a motel back in March.

Rush Hembree, 49, was already charged with kidnapping and shooting with an intent.  On Thursday, prosecutors filed more charges including assault with a deadly weapon.

Hembree was wanted in Nebraska when he took his pregnant girlfriend hostage at the Rest Inn And Suites and barricaded himself inside a room.

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