Police and U.S. Marshals arrest suspect following standoff in Jenks Thursday

Posted at 4:28 PM, Mar 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-30 23:10:53-04

JENKS, Okla. - Police have confirmed that a suspect taken into a custody following a standoff in Jenks Thursday afternoon is the same suspect accused of shooting a man in the stomach in north Tulsa.

Joel Blackburn was arrested following the standoff.

According to authorities, Blackburn went to his mother’s home in Jenks following a shooting in north Tulsa.

RELATED: Six Tulsa schools briefly placed on lockdown following north Tulsa shooting

The north Tulsa shooting caused six schools to go on a brief modified lockdown earlier in the day Thursday.

Police and U.S. Marshalls responded to the scene on South Vine and 119th.

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