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Fort Gibson man accused of shoving elderly man, assaulting EMT, threatening deputy

Fort Gibson man accused of shoving elderly man, assaulting EMT, threatening deputy; Thomas Tyer (Courtesy of the Muskogee County Jail)

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (KTUL) -- A Fort Gibson man is facing charges for assault and battery and making violent threats against multiple people.

Deputies arrested Thomas Tyer, 30, July 3 in Muskogee. According to court documents, Tyler shoved an 86-year-old man to the ground, causing him to hit his eye on a door knob and injure his arm.

Tyer is also accused of slapping an EMT in the face, exposing his genitals, threatening to shoot a woman and burn her house down while she's inside and threatening to slit a deputy's throat and kill his family.

Tyler is charged with two counts of assault and battery, two counts of threatening violence and one count of indecent exposure.

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