Inmates in an Oklahoma City jail took a guard hostage, beating and stabbing him several times before one of the suspects was shot dead, graphic video shows.
Harrowing footage of the March 27 hostage situation at the Oklahoma County Detention Center shows inmate Curtis Montrell Williams, 34, being gunned down while holding a makeshift knife to the neck of detention officer Daniel Misquez.
Misquez, who was bound and held captive for about an hour, is seen in surveillance footage being hit on the head and stabbed several times in the leg by a second inmate.
The guard was also pepper-sprayed with his own device, Oklahoma City Police Chief Wade Gourley told reporters Friday, according to The Oklahoman.
The chaos broke out after inmates complained about conditions at the jail, alleging they had no running water and weren’t being fed, KFOR reported.
“What’s very concerning to me as I watch this, is [Williams] puts the hostage on his knees in