Edmond man wearing body armor wounded after shooting at police

Edmond, Okla.- Carrington Scott, a 36-year-old man from Edmond, was arrested after he allegedly fired a gun from inside his house. A co-worker of his and the police were outside. The co-worker was the one who initially called 911 after he was reportedly shot at from within Scott’s home (News 9).

Emily Ward, the Edmond Police Information Officer, explained that when Scott stepped outside of his house, he was wearing body armor and wielding a rifle. Bodycam footage and calls made to 911 were released by the police showing the incident that took place. 

Scott was shot in the calf by police before being taken into custody. His non-life-threatening injuries were treated at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center before he was released and transferred to the Edmond Detention Center. He was taken to the Oklahoma County Jail Thursday morning (KOCO). None of the officers involved in the shooting were injured. 

Scott’s family claimed that he suffered from a mental break after he failed a test two days prior. The test was to help him on his way to becoming a therapist. His family also said that Scott is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and has two Masters degrees (KFOR).

The charges against Scott include: Shooting with Intent to Kill, Shooting into a Dwelling, Felony Malicious Injury to Property, Wearing Body Armor During the Commission of a Felony. (KFOR).


Related Articles