Tulsa, Oklahoma police said multiple people were shot and 5 are dead, including the gunman, after shots rang out at an office building near a hospital
The Natalie Medical Building in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A suspected gunman was dead along with at least 3 other people in an active shooter incident Wednesday, police said. (Tulsa Police Department)
Tulsa, Oklahoma police said four people are dead as well as a suspected gunman following an active shooter situation in which he killed himself.
The Tulsa Police Department said officers responded to the Natalie Medical Building around 4:50 p.m. to reports of an active shooter, authorities said. The suspect, who remains unidentified, was armed with a rifle and handgun.
Officers responded to the building’s second floor and found the victims and the gunman.
Police said no other threat is known at this time.
The Natalie Medical Building is primarily used for sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.
Families were instructed to reunite at Memorial High School, police said. Authorities are asking people to avoid the area.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt reacted to the shooting with a statement.
“What happened today in Tulsa is a senseless act of violence and hatred. Sarah and I are praying for the families of those who lost their lives and for those who were injured. I am grateful for the quick and brave actions of the Tulsa Police Department and other first responders who did their best to contain a terrible situation. I have offered Mayor G.T. Bynum any state resources that may be needed, and I ask all Oklahomans to come together in support of the Saint Francis Health System community and to grieve with those whose lives have been forever changed,” Stitt said.
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