Four people, including gunman, killed in attack on Tulsa medical building, police say


Several people were shot and four people, including the shooter, were killed Wednesday afternoon at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tulsa police said.

The assailant, who was armed with a rifle, was dead, according to Capt. Richard Meulenberg of the Tulsa Police Department, who said he wasn’t sure if police shot him or if he was was committed suicide.

Captain Meulenberg said the gunfire had apparently stopped and authorities were searching the building “floor by floor, room by room”.

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Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin said the Twitter that police responded to an “active shooter incident” near East 61st Street and South Yale Avenue in Tulsa and adjacent to Saint Francis Hospital.

“Please stay clear of the area and yield to all emergency vehicles while we process this response,” Chief Franklin said.

The Tulsa Police Department said the Twitter that he had set up a family reunification site at Memorial High School.

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The shooting came just eight days after 19 students and two teachers were killed in a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and 18 days after 10 people were killed by a gunman at a supermarket in Buffalo, NY.


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