Woman shot in Oklahoma, husband arrested in Kansas

FREEDOM, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma authorities say a man wanted in the shooting and wounding of his wife in northwest Oklahoma has been arrested following a standoff with police in central Kansas.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Saturday that 39-year-old Chris Solida was arrested in Great Bend, Kansas, after the standoff in which he sat with his two young children inside a vehicle in a motel parking lot. The OSBI says the children are in state custody in Kansas. No injuries are reported.

The OSBI says Solida is wanted for questioning in the Friday shooting of 33-year-old Brandy Solida at the couple’s home near Freedom in Woodward County., The agency says Brandy Solida is hospitalized in good condition with a gunshot wound to the head.

Great Bend is about 140 miles north of Freedom.


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