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BAPD release name of suspect shot

Posted at 3:45 PM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-18 19:18:37-05

Broken Arrow Police Department Public Information Officer James Koch said one man was shot by an officer in the 800 block of South Juniper Place Saturday afternoon.

Police said the name of the suspect is 46-year-old Randall Frederic Wieland.

Wieland has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon and domestic assault and battery, police said.

Wieland is still in the hospital and will be transported to jail upon his release from the hospital, officials said.

BAPD PIO James Koch said after 2 p.m. officers were called to the residence in reference to a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with Wieland, who was armed with a knife, Koch said.

Koch said officers issued commands to Wieland to put down the knife and he refused to do so.

Wieland kept approaching officers, at one point throwing 10 kitchen-style knives at the officers, Koch said.

Officials said officers shot at least 10 pepper balls at Wieland.

Wieland was said to be taunting the officers and threatening them to use lethal force on him, officials said.

Koch said officers stayed in their positions outside the residence when Wieland, refusing to listen to verbal commands and kept approaching the officers, was shot in the abdomen.

Koch said the officer is being interviewed by department personnel and was not injured.

The officer has served less than two years with BAPD, Koch said.

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