Police, FBI capture fugitive who killed Oklahoma deputy

Jerome Frank
April 20, 2017

A deputy was shot and killed in the Oklahoma City area Tuesday.

Authorities say an Oklahoma deputy sheriff was shot and wounded by a suspect who then escaped in the deputy's patrol auto.

Wade was able to fire, Logan County Sheriff Damon Devereaux said, then radioed in to headquarters to say that he had been shot.

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The vehicle was spotted later Tuesday morning, but the suspect has yet to be taken into custody. Wade was transported by Mediflight to OU Medical Center where he was treated, according to information from the Guthrie News Leader, but later died from his gunshot wounds. Wade was married with three children and had worked for the sheriff's office about three years.

Devereaux confirmed that Nathan Aaron LeForce, 45, the suspect in the fatal shooting, was taken into custody.

The video shows the exchange between Wade and LeForce. He then carjacked a vehicle from a woman, which has since been found near Guthrie. Nearby schools were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure.

Nathan Aaron LeForce is described as a white man wearing a black shirt with tattoos on his neck. Vincent said police used technology to track LeForce, but he did not give details of the search.

Other reports by Guamnewswatch

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