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Springlike day at Tulsa courthouse turns chaotic as 3 wounded in shootout between man, police
TULSA (AP) ' A suspect, a sheriff's deputy and a bystander are recovering from gunshot wounds after a springlike day outside the Tulsa County Courthouse descended into chaos when a barefoot man began shooting.
Authorities say 23-year-old Andrew Joseph Dennehy was taken into custody Wednesday and was being treated at an area hospital. Officials say charges are pending.
Officials and witnesses say a barefoot Dennehy began firing a gun wildly in the plaza Wednesday afternoon and exchanged gunfire with deputies after he failed to comply with their order that he drop the weapon.
A sheriff's spokesman said the deputy was shot in both hands and both arms and was undergoing surgery Wednesday evening. A Tulsa police official said the injuries to the deputy and the bystander did not appear to be life-threatening.