Wild Video Shows Woman Break Free Of Cuffs And Attack Officers With A Police Rifle

Oklahoma Women Breaks Cuffs

Oklahoma authorities have released a wild dash and bodycam video that shows a handcuffed woman retrieving an AR-15 rifle from a police car and firing it out of the back of a patrol car – striking a civilian and a deputy.

The Grady County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wellness check at home in Blanchard just before noon on Aug. 12. Deputies took a woman into custody, placed her in handcuffs, and into the back of a marked SUV.

The woman who was on drugs and crawling around barking like a dog was handcuffed for her safety.

Video taken inside the vehicle shows her squirming in the backseat, slipping one hand out of her cuffs, and fishing out the rifle.

She loads it, aims out the window, and begins firing. Firing at least ten. shots at officers and a civilian on the property.

After a 6-hour stand off and arrival of SWAT the woman eventually surrenders to police and is currently being held on $1 million bond.

For more on this story, please consider these sources:

  1. Okla. Woman Shoots at Police After Barricading Inside Patrol Car – People
  2. Video: Oklahoma woman on meth slips out of handcuffs, grabs rifle and shoots at deputies from back of patrol car, authorities say – KABC-TV
  3. Oklahoma woman Rachael Zion Clay slips out of cuffs, shoots cop: video – NY Post
  4. Court docs, video give further details on shooting of civilian, deputy in Grady County – KFOR Oklahoma City

 

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