- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) - Police say seven officers were injured during a weekend shootout in central Oklahoma, including one who remains hospitalized.

Police initially said two officers were wounded Sunday as they tried to serve a search warrant following a kidnapping attempt in Chickasha, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) southwest of Oklahoma City.

Chickasha Police Chief Goebel Music said Tuesday that seven officers were injured after the suspect allegedly opened fire from a home.

Music says two officers were taken to a hospital. One was treated for shrapnel wounds and released. The other was repeatedly shot in the arm and remains hospitalized.

Music says the other five other officers were treated at the scene for lesser injuries. Details about those injuries weren’t immediately released.

The suspect, 61-year-old Alex Warren Klingler, is jailed on complaints including shooting with intent to kill. Jail records don’t list an attorney for him.

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