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Police Bring Hostage Situation at Oklahoma Office Complex to Peaceful End


UPDATE: KOCO-TV reports that police in Norman, Oklahoma, have taken the suspect into custody and no hostages were harmed.


NORMAN, Okla. (TheBlaze/AP) -- Police in Oklahoma say negotiators have made contact with a person holding hostages in an office complex.

Norman Police Capt. Tom Easley said Monday afternoon that negotiators are talking with the suspect. Easley says the person is holding an unknown number of hostages inside the Nextep building. He told reporters the person is armed with a pistol.

Aerial footage from television news stations showed numerous police vehicles and some ambulances at the scene. However, Easley said there have been no reports of anyone being injured.

KOTV has more coverage:

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You can watch KOCO-TV's live aerial footage here.

Dozens of people could be seen running from the building about 1:15 p.m. Smaller groups of people were seen leaving the building throughout the afternoon. KOCO-TV also reported hearing gunshots.

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