Heavily armed perps who shot OK police officer arrested in KS after cross-border pursuit

Heavily armed perps who shot OK police officer arrested in KS after cross-border pursuit

[Ed. – This crew really tried to fight back.]

Police apprehended a man suspected in the shooting of an Oologah police officer.

After several car chases and a man hunt in Liberty, Kansas, police caught Alejandro Garcia, 22, shortly after 7 a.m. Friday morning.

Cesar Rios, 23, and Roxanne Mendoza, 20, were arrested Thursday night in connection with the shooting.

The trio first came in contact with officers during a traffic stop in Talala. When the officer who stopped them called for backup for their arrest, they took off, taking officers on a chase to four miles down the road.

At that point, investigators said the trio opened fire, when Officer Charles Neill was shot in the head. …

The pursuit continued into Kansas where stop sticks were laid out. When the vehicle was stopped, officers arrested Rios and Mendoza.

Police recovered an AR-15 and body armor from in the vehicle.

At that point, Garcia fled on foot. While officers searched the area, they say Garcia took an elderly man hostage and forced him to drive.

At some point, Garcia shot the man in the neck and fled again on foot. The victim is expected to be OK.

Garcia abandoned the stolen vehicle after police shot at him. Garcia fired back but no one was hit.

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