Delaware County man killed in shootout in New York - KOAM TV 7

Delaware County man killed in shootout in New York


Authorities say a man killed in a weekend shootout with police in New York was from Delaware County, Oklahoma.

Binghamton, New York police responded to a hotel early Sunday morning after a report of shots fired.

According to authorities, Michael Spohn, 40, of Jay, pulled a gun from his pickup and shot an officer in the leg and another in the arm before being killed by return fire in the hotel parking lot.  Authorities say a dozen officers were involved and around 100 shots were fired.

Authorities say Spohn was an Oklahoma welder working in the Pennsylvania gas industry.

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