The Oklahoma County Detention Center hostage situation is over.

By Hicham Raache

Officials confirmed an inmate was shot and killed and the detention officer who was held hostage is now free. That officer has been taken to a hospital for treatment.

Sgt. Megan Morgan with the Oklahoma City Police Department said Oklahoma City officers shot and killed the inmate.

Morgan also confirmed that the detention officer is receiving treatment at a local hospital for the injuries he suffered.

Jail officials are working to secure inmates.

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No information was provided on how many inmates took the officer hostage, nor on how long this emergency situation has been transpiring.

A video is circulating that allegedly shows the inmates after they seized the detention officer’s phone and recorded a video of them holding him hostage. The video was reportedly posted on the Facebook page that belongs to the officer.

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