Tulsa police sniper fatally shoots man during standoff

October 18, 2016 12:40 PM

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TULSA, Okla. – A Tulsa police sniper fatally shot an armed man who authorities say forced his way into his estranged wife's home and held her 2-year-old daughter as a hostage.

Tulsa police spokesman Leland Ashley says the man was shot and killed early Tuesday. Ashley says an officer shot the man as he stood in the doorway of a second-floor balcony.

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