Suspect in Bristow officer-involved shooting charged with seven felonies

Posted at 6:54 AM, Jul 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 15:49:11-04

BROSTOW, Okla. -- A man has been arrested after police say he shot at Bristow Police, injuring a driver nearby.

Police say Shawn Sexton, 25, shot at officers during a pursuit, then officers fired back, causing Sexton to crash into a bridge.

Sexton was wearing a bulletproof vest and suffered minor injuries.

Police say before the officer-involved shooting, Sexton went on a shooting spree in Creek County.

Sexton is suspected of shooting at a home in Slick, Oklahoma, about 35 miles south of Tulsa. He then shot at a stranger in the street.

Court records also show that Sexton pled guilty to aggravated assault and battery in 2013 and was charged with burglary in 2010.

On Monday, he was charged with five counts of shooting with intent to kill along with two other felony charges.

Bristow Police say the driver was hurt during the shooting by flying debris. He was taken to the hospital and later released.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says Sexton will be facing several felonies as they continue to investigate the shootings.

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