A Drug Bust In Adair County Leads To A Shootout

Friday, June 2nd 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

The search is on for three suspects who got into a shootout with ATF agents in Adair County. The ATF was trying to serve a search warrant near Stilwell when several men came out of a house and shot at them. The agents returned fire, hitting two of the suspects. They were both taken to a Fayetteville, Arkansas hospital, where one is listed in serious condition. No word on the condition of the second suspect. Two other men were arrested at the scene. Everyone else got away. ATF found a large working meth lab in the house. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is now on scene assisting the ATF and DEA in their investigation of what happened.