Tulsa man taken to hospital following standoff

Wednesday, May 22nd 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Police were called to a standoff in East Tulsa late Tuesday. A man holding a gun to his head was parked in the Conoco station at about Pine and Harvard.

Officers backed off and called for help. Tulsa Police Captain Daryl Webster, “So after a standoff of a couple of hours, we negotiated with him, he agreed to put the gun down and get out of the car and he was taken into custody.” Police had to block off Pine between Harvard and Lewis for several hours.

The man was taken to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation.