A woman gets rid of the handcuffs, grabs the AR-15 and opens fire

A female detainee in Grady County, Oklahoma escaped from her handcuffs in the back of a patrol car, grabbed the officer’s AR-15 and opened fire, striking a passerby with bullet fragments.

KOKH/CNN Newsource/WKRC reports fragments also hit a deputy.

ABC 7 quoted Grady County Deputy Sheriff Gary Boggess as saying: “While she was in the back seat of a patrol car, she was able to free her wrist from the handcuffs and the handcuffs went off. been correctly placed.”

The woman is identified as Rachel Zion Clay, 36.

Boggess explained that Clay was able to free the AR-15 from its mount inside the vehicle, after which she opened fire: “There are several switches, one is a gun switch to unlock the lock out of the gun and she found it, unlocked the lock on the gun, and was able to retrieve an AR-15 rifle and then she was able to figure out how to put a bullet in it, set it on fire and she fired about 10 bullets at our deputies and a civilian.

Clay, 36, surrendered after a three-hour standoff. Police 1 notes that she “tested positive for methamphetamine and faces charges of shooting with intent to kill.”

Both the deputy and the civilian sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

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