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2 Okla. cops, suspect shot in standoff

Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper and a Sulphur police officer were shot during a five-hour standoff Monday


By PoliceOne Staff

SULPHUR, Okla. — A Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper and a Sulphur police officer were shot during a five-hour standoff Monday.

The Oklahoman reports officers responded to the scene Monday afternoon where an armed woman was holed up in a business, reportedly distraught over a relationship.

After several hours, Officer Jason Conyer and Trooper Tracey Laxton entered the store and were shot by the suspect, 45-year-old Lisa Schaapveld.

Both officers returned fire, striking Schaapveld multiple times.

KFOR reported the officer suffered a leg wound and the trooper was shot in the lower back.

The officers were transported to a hospital and later released. Schaapveld was also hospitalized and is currently in critical condition, according to the report. 

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