WASHITA COUNTY, Oklahoma -Officials confirmed with News 9 that the Chief of Police in Sentinel, Oklahoma, was shot multiple times while investigating a bomb threat Thursday morning. Classes have also been canceled at the Sentinel Public Schools due to the threat.
According to the Mayor of Sentinel, a bomb threat was called into the Community Action Center, the head start program, Thursday morning. As a precaution, Sentinel Public Schools canceled classes at all schools on Thursday.
Police found out where the call came from and went to that house. However, the resident would not let police inside. So they broke down the door, according to the Mayor.