Tulsa police take man into custody after north Tulsa standoff that began as stabbing
5:36 AM, Apr 24, 2013
10:34 AM, Apr 24, 2013
TULSA - An hours-long standoff in north Tulsa is over and one suspect is in custody.
The incident began early Wednesday morning as police responded to a stabbing call. Around 2:45 a.m. police say a man stabbed his neighbor in the arm, then fired several gunshots at a home near Admiral Place and North Sheridan.
Police say the man barricaded himself in the home with his wife and children, who were later able to leave the home safely.
Police recovered a rifle from the scene.
One person was transported to a local hospital. Their condition has not been released.
Police say fire crews had to extinguish flames when the suspect threw some sort of flaming fabric outside the house.
The Tulsa Police Department's Special Operations Team was called in to assist.
Nearly five hours into the standoff, officers fired tear gas into the home and suspect Darnell Crosby surrendered.
Just before 8 a.m. police handcuffed Crosby and said the standoff was over.