Oklahoma restaurant shooting, An armed citizen in Oklahoma City is being credited with fatally shooting a suspect accused of opening fire near Lake Hefner ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
Oklahoma City police said that one person died in the incident and it was believed to be the suspect.
The man walked into a restaurant and opened fire that struck two people, a mother and 12-year-old daughter. Another person at the establishment confronted the shooter with a pistol and ultimately shot the suspect who later died from injuries.
OKCPD tweeted, “ALERT: The only confirmed fatality is the suspect. He was apparently shot-to-death by an armed citizen. Three citizens were injured, two of whom were shot. A large number of witnesses are detained. There is no indication of terrorism at this point.”
“Lake Hefner shooting update: A man walked into the Louie’s restaurant and opened fire with a gun. Two people were shot. One person has been taken to a hospital with serious injuries. A bystander with a pistol confronted the shooter outside the restaurant and fatally shot him.”
One person running from the restaurant fell and broke his arm, officers say, and another suffered a minor injury.
A family reunification center has been established at 3333 West Hefner Road. Police said they needed to interview about 100 witnesses.
Several FBI agents are on scene alongside Oklahoma City Police.