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Shots Fired Near Tonkawa


Law enforcement across Northern Oklahoma continue their search for a suspect who shot at Tonkawa Police Officers early this morning. Tonkawa Police attempted to stop a vehicle at 2:36 a.m. near I-35 and Highway 60.  Shots were exchanged and the vehicle fled south into Noble County.  Police lost sight of the vehicle and are continuing their search.

The vehicle is described as a black or dark green small to mid-size extended cab pickup truck.  The letters NLM or NIM were painted in red on the right side of the tailgate.  The pickup also had a defective light tag.  The suspect is described at a tall male with short brown hair and a small amount of brown chin hair.  Police said the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you see this vehicle or have any information contact the Tonkawa Police Department or the Kay County Sheriff’s Office.