In Oklahoma during the arrest of a suspect from police fire injured children

Three children were injured Friday night in Hugo (Choctaw County, Oklahoma) during the arrest of a suspect in the robbery ended in a shooting. The children were in the car which opened fire with the police.

21-year-old William Devon Smith is suspected in the robbery of a pizzeria Pizza Hut in Hugo Hugo, on the border between Texas and Oklahoma, which occurred on April 11. Presumably, he came in through the back entrance, put a hard object to the back of a restaurant worker and took the proceeds. Perhaps the subject had a gun. After analyzing video from surveillance cameras, police identified Smith as the suspect and found his truck at the corner of Bissel and E St he was sitting behind the wheel. During the arrest, fearing that he was armed, police fired several shots, wounding Smith in the chest. However, it turned out that the car was his wife and four children. His wife and one child was not injured, but three other children were in the car were injured.


Update on police-involved shooting in Hugo that left a suspect and two children wounded

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Now with the incident versed Bureau of investigation in Oklahoma. Press Secretary OSBI Brooke Arbeitman told the Associated Press that the injured children were taken to the hospital, without giving details about their injuries and age. «My four-year-old daughter was shot in the head, and in her head the bullet,» said local News 12 Olivia hill, the mother of injured children.

In this case, while there is no information whether it was relatives of the detainee. William Devon Smith was also taken to the hospital, he received medical treatment, and he is sent into custody in the Paris police Department, Texas, located near Hugo. The police officers were not injured.