An inmate at a jail in Oklahoma was shot and killed Saturday during a standoff with police, after a correction officer was taken hostage, according to reports.
The officer was rescued and is recovering in a local hospital, News 9 reporter Storme Jones Tweeted, citing Oklahoma City police.
Inmates at the Oklahoma County Detention Center in Oklahoma City reportedly took the officer’s keys and tied him up sometime Saturday afternoon, NBC affiliate KFOR TV reported, citing a public information officer.
The officer was delivering medication to an inmate on the 10th floor when the attack occurred, according to a source cited by KWTV in Oklahoma City. Inmates recorded a video of the hostage and posted a video to the officer’s Facebook page, KFOR reported.
Footage posted to Facebook appeared to show the officer on his knees, his arms restrained behind his back and his face mask off, according to clips shared by a KFOR reporter.