Suspect Arrested in Killing of Oklahoma Deputy

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Leforce, the suspect in the Tuesday, April 18, 2017 fatal shooting of Logan County Sheriff's Deputy David Wade, has been taken into custody.

Authorities say an Oklahoma deputy sheriff was shot and wounded by a suspect who then escaped in the deputy's patrol auto.

The Oklahoma City Police Department said on Twitter that they offered their "deepest condolences" to Wade's family.

LeForce fled in the deputy's vehicle and officials told KOCO he allegedly carjacked two vehicles after that.

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The suspect, Nathan Aaron LeForce, 45, of Logan County, was taken into custody at approximately 2 p.m. after an extensive manhunt.

The sheriff said authorities are searching for 45-year-old Nathan Aaron LeForce as the suspect.

Devereaux said Wade had served in the US Army and described him as personable and amusing.

The video shows the exchange between Wade and LeForce. That vehicle was found near County Road 76 and Jaxton Road northeast of Guthrie. Vincent said police used technology to track LeForce, but he did not give details of the search. It wasn't immediately clear what charges he might face.

Law officers formed a procession Tuesday afternoon and led Wade's body from the state medical examiner's office in Oklahoma City to the funeral home in Guthrie.

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