New Details: Suspect name released in officer involved shooting connected to OK kidnapping

This is a photo of the suspect vehicle in Wilbarger County. (Source: RNN Texoma)
This is a photo of the suspect vehicle in Wilbarger County. (Source: RNN Texoma)
(Source: RNN Texoma)
(Source: RNN Texoma)

WILBARGER COUNTY, TX (RNN Texoma) - Officials have released the name of the suspect In Thursday morning's officer-involved shooting and chase.

The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Anthony Lamar Carter.

The victim has been identified as a 20-year-old woman.

Both are from the Oklahoma City, Norman area.

Friday afternoon, officials with the Norman Police Department released the 911 call that led authorities in Oklahoma and Texas to be on the lookout for the suspect vehicle that was later involved in a multi-county chase in Texoma.

The call can be heard in the video above. Norman PD and News Channel 6 redacted some of the call before it was published.

The chase began in Burkburnett when officers located a suspect vehicle, a Dodge Charger, believed to be involved in a kidnapping out of Oklahoma.

During the chase, Electra Police Department attempted to lay spike strips along U.S. 287 and was able to puncture the tires of the vehicle.

The chase continued along U.S. 287 just southeast of Vernon. Texas DPS troopers based in Wilbarger County laid spike strips and were able to disable the vehicle.

Officials said the suspect vehicle went into a bar ditch and the victim jumped out of the vehicle. At that time, the suspect also jumped out of the vehicle and tackled the victim and began stabbing her, according to officials.

When law enforcement officers began to close in on the suspect, he was shot by DPS troopers as he continued to stab the victim. It is not known at this time what direction the suspect was running.

The victim was rushed to Wilbarger General Hospital and then flown to Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma. DPS officials said on Thursday afternoon, the victim is in critical but stable condition. The suspect, who had not yet been identified, has died.

Officials with the Burkburnett Police Department confirmed the kidnapping case is from Norman, Oklahoma. We have contacted the Norman PD for more information.

Officials with the Norman Police Department said officers responded to a domestic disturbance Thursday morning and the reporting party provided police with a possible suspect and vehicle description.

During their investigation, officers learned the suspect and victim were believed to be heading towards Texas. Norman PD provided the suspect and vehicle information to law enforcement agencies throughout Oklahoma and Texas.

Norman PD officials said the suspect and victim were known to one another and involved in some form of a domestic relationship.

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