Escaped inmate shot, wounded by Oklahoma City police

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Metropolis police sing an escapee from an Oklahoma Division of Corrections work free up center used to be shot and wounded by an officer.

Capt. Bo Mathews says 38-year-archaic Kirk Shields suffered non-life threatening accidents when he used to be shot rapidly after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Mathews says Shields used to be reported missing from a work free up center rapidly earlier than 4 p.m. Wednesday and used to be spotted by Officer Brandon Lee as Lee investigated a suspicious particular person file.

Mathews says Shields fled, then turned and charged Lee whereas wielding a crowbar-treasure weapon. Mathews says Lee opened fire after a stun gun failed to end Shields.

Court records articulate Shields used to be convicted in Oklahoma and Cleveland counties on charges alongside with larceny, burglary, eluding police and bail leaping.

Lee used to be no longer injured and is now on paid leave.

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