An Oklahoma City corrections officer was taken to the hospital Saturday after being held hostage on the 10th floor of the Oklahoma County Detention Center.

Officials confirmed with Fox News that one of the inmates holding the corrections officer hostage was shot and killed by Oklahoma City Police officers.

Lt. Wayland Cubit with the Oklahoma City Police Department said the officer had been taken to the hospital for treatment, but could not confirm the extent of any injuries that the former hostage sustained. 

The officer was delivering medication when he was attacked, tied up, and had his keys taken away, according to News 9.

In a series of videos filmed by one of the perpetrators holding the officer hostage, another man talks to the camera while watching over his shoulder.

“We can’t take showers,” the inmate on camera is heard saying above shouts coming from the floor below.

In another video, the man filming the incident is heard explaining the officer “ain’t got nothing to do with this. He just so happens to be a product of the situation.”

Though the officer appears to be unharmed, at one point the on-camera inmate paces back and forth before coming to a resting position next to the officer, and placing an unidentifiable object on the back of his neck.

Officers appeared to be monitoring the situation from the floor below.


The detention center has not yet responded to Fox News’ questions regarding the inmates or officer. 

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