DEVELOPING: Three People Killed in Shooting Inside Tulsa Hospital – Gunman Also Dead
Tulsa, Oklahoma – Three people were killed in a shooting inside of St. Francis Hospital Wednesday evening.
The gunman is also dead, police said.
According to reports, a gunman opened fire on the second floor of the hospital at around 5 pm local time.
It is unclear how the gunman died.
NBC News reported:
Three people were killed after a gunman opened fire inside an Oklahoma hospital Wednesday, authorities said.
The gunman, described only as a man armed with a rifle, was also killed, Tulsa Police said in a statement.
Multiple people were injured in the gunfire that erupted about 5 p.m. at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Police Capt. Richard Meulenberg said. In a statement, the police department said the man entered a building on the hospital’s campus on Wednesday afternoon.
“This turned into active shooter situation,” the department said.
It wasn’t clear how the gunman died, and a motive hasn’t been identified.
Authorities said he went to the building’s second floor and opened fire. Police were carrying out a room-by-room search to search for other threats, the department said.
Representatives for the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have also responded to the scene, agency officials said.
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