Four Killed and Many Injured In A Hospital Shooting At Oklahoma
A police report indicates that Four people have been killed in a shooting at a hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
According to Police confirmation, the suspected shooter was armed with a rifle and a handgun is also dead as they arrived at the St. Francis Hospital shooting scene.
Police confirmed that many were injured at a Press Conference by the Deputy Police Chief, Eric Dalgleish, ” right now we have four civilians that are dead and one shooter that is dead.” He added that the shooter, who is yet to be identified, sustained fatal gunshot wounds which were believed to have been self-inflicted.
Dalgleish said the report by the Police suggested that the suspect “had one long gun and one handgun on the scene at the time.”
Police intimated that no information is available about a possible motivation for the attack.
Deputy Dalgleish said that police received a call about an active shooter at 16:52 local (20:52 GMT) on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and arrived at the scene within three minutes. ” the officers who did arrive did hear shots in the building and that’s what directed them to the second floor.”
Officers are currently interviewing witnesses throughout the building, including those who were on the second floor, to ascertain where the attack took place. Speaking to the media, Captain Richard Meulenberg said that by the time the Police arrived at the medical campus they “found a few people have been shot” and some of them already dead. It was a “catastrophic”, he said.
So far, US President, Joe Biden, has been briefed on the Tulsa shooting and White House officials said in a statement that President Biden urged Americans to make their voices heard to prevent further gun violence, following the killing of 19 children and two teachers at a school in Texas.