VIDEO: Fugitive Pulls Gun On Officer In Restaurant, Gets Destroyed

Andrew Kana was wanted for multiple violent offenses when he pulled a gun on a Muskogee police officer.

Muskogee, OK – The Muskogee Police Department has released bodycam footage that captured the moment a wanted fugitive pulled out a handgun while he was being arrested inside an Oklahoma bar (video below).

The incident occurred at the I Don’t Care Bar and Grill at approximately 2 p.m. on Nov. 12, after police received a report that a suspect with several outstanding warrants was inside the establishment, KFOR reported.

Andrew Richard Kana, 36, was wanted for domestic assault by strangulation, and also had three warrants out of Idaho for possessing a firearm after a felony conviction, domestic assault in the presence of a child, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, the Muskogee Phoenix reported.

Kana had additional charges pending in Payne County, Oklahoma for offenses of domestic assault and battery in the presence of minor children and carrying a concealed weapon, both of which were scheduled to go to trial early next year.

According to Tulsa World, the caller told dispatchers that Kana was in the restaurant with his ex-wife, who was the victim of the alleged strangulation offense.

Bodycam footage showed one of the officers as he raced into the restaurant to assist Muskogee Police Officer Ron Yates, who was holding onto a pair of handcuffs attached to Kana’s left wrist.

Officer Yates, who was holding Kana at gunpoint, told him to relax and was attempting to convince the suspect to surrender peacefully, KFOR reported.

“Sgt. Yates tried to persuade Kana to come outside peacefully,” Muskogee Police Officer Lincoln Anderson said in a press release, according to Tulsa World. “Kana stated, ‘You’re going to have to take me out.’”

Kana refused to surrender, and began to reach for a handgun.

“Don’t do it!” Officer Yates ordered. “Show me your hands!”

He then alerted his fellow officers that the suspect was armed, and rapidly fired three shots at Kana, the video showed.

The armed felon immediately fell to the floor.

“He’s got a gun, he’s got a gun,” Officer Yates said, as another officer rolled Kana onto his stomach.

Kana was pronounced dead at the scene, and his .380 caliber handgun was recovered from beneath the table where he collapsed, Tulsa World reported.

Investigators also located a magazine inside the gunman’s pocket during a pat down.

“I went in and he had this look on his face ... I couldn’t see his hand,” Officer Yates said later in the video, according to Tulsa World. “I kept telling him ‘let’s don’t have a problem here, let’s don’t have a problem.’”

The veteran officer was visibly upset after the incident, KFOR reported.

“I just didn’t want to ever have to shoot anybody, chief,” he said through tears in the parking lot, according to the news outlet.

In addition to his outstanding warrants and pending cases, Kana had previously been convicted of possession of a firearm after a felony conviction, robbery with a dangerous weapon, child abuse by injury, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, the Muskogee Phoenix reported.

Officer Yates and two other Muskogee police officer have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the internal investigation.

You can watch bodycam footage of the officers' encounter with Kana in the video below:

Comments (18)
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LEO0301
LEO0301

Gosh, I'm heart broken....nah, not really. This guy was a threat to the safety of the community and was rightfully exterminated.

sonnyboy43
sonnyboy43

Good going officers.

NTPD935Ret
NTPD935Ret

All of those charges, in all of those places and this shitbird is still walking the streets. Oops... not anymore. Don’t need any worthless judges now to let him out to repeat his crimes. Officers good work, you came home safely as you are suppose too.

JohnPollastro
JohnPollastro

Another scumbag piece of shit bites the dust

Clay W
Clay W

Problem......solved.

JBo
JBo

‘You’re going to have to take me out.’

OK. Next?

Bad Bob
Bad Bob

Officers need to employ that effective tactic, first used by Wyatt Earp, of PISTOL WHIPPING the scum-bag.

gfc1963
gfc1963

Well done Officer. Don't feel bad about taking this pos out of the picture.

MajScallywag
MajScallywag

Another scumbag down; not incurring legal costs, incarceration costs and no longer using our air. Great job!!!

Stanracer
Stanracer

Another one for the good guys. Good job. GO BLUE!👍

Hawk3699
Hawk3699

Good shoot.

ProGODProUSA
ProGODProUSA

Let's see, the charges and convictions: problems with firearms: 7, child abuse:1, robbery:1 assault and battery: 4, ;and he was wanted in Idaho and Oklahoma. Gee, just a regular guy looking for a chance to turn his life around and become a productive citizen.

HAWAIIBLUE
HAWAIIBLUE

Last time I checked, doesn’t “don’t do it” mean exactly that? Why don’t people just listen to us. Good job officers.

Rascal1966
Rascal1966

Good job!! POS bites the dust, tax payer money saved, cops went home safe!! It was a good day!!

onecaster2
onecaster2

One less to feed in the prison....way to go police.

charlesjandecka
charlesjandecka

What kind of an arrest situation was this that the officer felt the need to enter the eatery alone and once inside actually engage the perp with handcuffs without waiting for backup?

NavyLEOSupport
NavyLEOSupport

Good shoot. Cop is safe, PTSD in his future , but a good primary care physician will be key. Bad guys who don’t listen probably should. 💙😛🇺🇸⚓️