Tulsa Police Release 911 Call From Neighbor About Monday Hostage Standoff


Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 3:29 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa Police have released a 911 from a neighbor when 34-year-old Allen Shields took an 11-year-old girl hostage Monday evening. 

911 Operator: What's going on over there?
Neighbor: "Um, Allen Shields is in her house, and he has, he's holding her daughter hostage and he said he was gonna kill her."

[Listen to the call above]

In the call, you hear the neighbor telling the 911 operator to get police out to the home in the 5000 block of North Utica Place. 

Tulsa Police say Shields broke into his ex-girlfriend's house and took the girl hostage.  Police say he took his own life after a standoff which lasted 7 hours.

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911 Operator: "Okay, do we know who this man is?"
Neighbor: "Yes, yes you guys do. He's the one, he held her hostage before."

Shields was arrested in February 2010 after he broke in to the same house and held the girl and her mother hostage.