The suspect, David Ware, fled the scene on foot but was later caught

By Eric Todisco
June 29, 2020 10:55 AM
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David Ware
Tulsa Police Department

Two police officers are in critical condition after being shot in Tulsa, Oklahoma early Monday morning.

Tulsa Police Department said in a statement on their Facebook page that the two officers stopped the suspect at 8900 E. 21st Street at about 3:30 a.m. when a scuffle ensued.

The suspect, who has since been identified as David Ware, allegedly pulled a gun on the officers and fired multiple times. Both officers were shot and taken to local hospitals, the police department said.

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Ware fled the scene on foot but was subsequently caught and detained, according to multiple reports.

Prior to being caught, Tulsa police said he was armed and remains at large. "If he is willing to shoot at us, he is likely willing to shoot at anyone," the police department said.

No charges have been announced against Ware.