OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma man suspected of killing of his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers and numerous carjackings (all times local):
Oklahoma County investigators says the aunt and uncle of a man wanted in the shooting of two police officers suffered severe knife wounds to their necks consistent with someone attempting to sever their heads.
An Oklahoma County judge on Monday issued an arrest warrant for 38-year-old Michael Vance for two counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of 55-year-old Ronald Everett Wilkson and 54-year-old Valerie Kay Wilkson.
Oklahoma County Deputy Michael Belanger wrote in an affidavit that Ronald Wilkson was shot once and suffered knife wounds "consistent with an attempt to sever his head."
The affidavit says Valerie Wilkson had similar knife wounds to her neck as well as several defensive wounds on her arms.
A manhunt is underway for Vance.
Oklahoma County authorities believe live videos posted on Facebook depict an Oklahoma man wanted in the killing of two relatives, the shooting of two police officers and numerous carjackings.
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Opgrande says investigators believe the videos may have been posted Sunday night by 38-year-old Michael Vance after a shootout with police in Wellston, about 35 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.
In one video, a man in a shirt that appears to be covered in blood says he's about to steal a vehicle and it's "gonna be intense."
In a second video, the same man shows a long gun on the passenger seat of what appears to be another vehicle and says: "Letting y'all know, look, this is real."
A man accused of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers and carjacking vehicles, all while taunting law enforcement via social media, has been linked to an armed carjacking attempt in western Oklahoma.
Sayre Police Chief Ronnie Harrold says 38-year-old Michael Vance is suspected of shooting a man in the legs early Monday at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Sayre, about 30 miles from the Texas border.
Harrold says the shooting victim identified Vance as the man who shot him.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says authorities believe Vance is driving a silver 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse with an Oklahoma license plate of 943LQQ. Vance is described as Native American, standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 212 pounds.
Authorities say a man accused of shooting two police officers also is suspected of killing his aunt and uncle in the Oklahoma City area.
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Opgrande says 38-year-old Michael Vance remains missing Monday morning.
Vance is suspected in the shooting of two police officers in Wellston near Oklahoma City, then making his getaway in a patrol car. Opgrande says authorities believe he then stole another vehicle from a woman whose condition has not been released, then killed his aunt and uncle. Opgrande says officers discovered their bodies at a mobile home in Luther Sunday night as they searched for Vance.
Opgrande says Vance also is facing a felony charge of child sexual abuse in Lincoln County that was filed in July.
An Oklahoma City television station is reporting that a man accused of shooting two Oklahoma police officers has been posting live videos while on the run.
TV station KWTV reports (http://bit.ly/2f0l2zl ) that Michael Vance posted two videos Sunday night on Facebook Live. The Associated Press couldn't immediately verify the videos. The Lincoln County sheriff hasn't returned a message Monday morning regarding the videos.
In one video, a man wearing a backward baseball cap says he's about to steal another vehicle and it's "gonna be intense." In another, the same man says: "Letting y'all know, look, this is real" before showing a long gun on the passenger seat.
He says: "If you want to know what's up next, stay tuned to your local news."
Vance is a suspect in the shooting of two Wellston police officers Sunday night and in a double slaying in Oklahoma County.
Authorities are searching for a man suspected in a double slaying and accused of shooting and wounding two police officers near Oklahoma City.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says the officers were shot Sunday night as they responded to a report of shots fired in the town of Wellston, 35 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. The sheriff's office says they are recovering from their injuries.
The sheriff's office says one person was arrested but that a second suspect, Michael Vance, stole a patrol car and remains missing.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says authorities believe Vance is driving a silver 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse with an Oklahoma license plate of 943LQQ.
The sheriff in neighboring Oklahoma County said on Twitter that Vance is a suspect in two deaths in Oklahoma County, but no further details have been released.