WELLSTON, Oklahoma- According to local reports, two law enforcement officers have been shot near Wellston, in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. The police officers were shot in the lower extremities, one in the foot and the other in both legs.
A manhunt has yielded one suspect and there is an ongoing search for another assisted by the OHP.
“At approximately 6:30 this evening, two Wellston police officers were shot while responding to a shots fired call in the Wellston area. The injuries were fortunately not life-threatening. The suspects fled the scene in a Lincoln Towncar, white in color with a blue top. One subject is currently in custody, the following subject, Michael Vance, is still at large,” Lincloln County 911 posted
The community sits along I-44, northeast of Oklahoma City.