Ellis County Deputy Shot Near Woodward Saturday

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 10:53 pm
By: News On 6

Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirms an Ellis County Sheriff's deputy was shot Saturday afternoon near Fargo, about 20 miles West of Woodward.

The deputy was shot in the leg taken to a Woodward hospital but has since been treated and released.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation public information officer Jessica Brown said OSBI was called to investigate around 1 p.m.

Authorities say the suspect barricaded himself in a home in the area. The standoff continued into Saturday evening. Just before 9:30 p.m., the house in which the suspect barricaded himself inside of became fully engulfed in flames. There is no word yet as to suspect's status.

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