Bomb scare after police confirm five dead in Tulsa hospital shooting – live


Shooting in Tulsa: five dead in the attack on a medical clinic

Police have confirmed a possible bomb scare in the city tied to the mass shooting at a Tulsa medical facility on Wednesday in which five people as well as the shooter were killed.

“We are at the scene at 3325 Park Place North in reference to a possible indoor bomb,” Muskogee Police Department spokeswoman Lynn Hamlin said.

“At this time, we have evacuated the house and asked everyone in the area to stay at home.”

A man armed with a rifle and a handgun killed four people inside the campus of St Francis Hospital before turning the gun on himself, police said.

“Earlier this afternoon we responded to a call about a man with a rifle at the Natalie Building of St. Francis Hospital. It turned into an active shooter situation,” the Tulsa Police Department wrote on Facebook.

“At this point we can confirm that the shooter is down at this time. Officers are currently scanning all rooms in the building for additional threats. We know there are multiple injuries, and potentially multiple casualties.

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What do we know about the Tulsa Medical Building

St Francis Health System closed its campus Wednesday afternoon after receiving reports of an active shooter at the Natalie Medical Building.

The Natalie Pavilion houses an outpatient surgery center and a breast health center.

An orthopedic clinic is also located on the second floor where officers discovered the shooter and several victims.

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a shooting on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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“This campus is sacred ground for our community,” Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum said. “For decades, this campus has been a place where heroes come to work every day to save the lives of people in our community.”

Namita SingJune 2, 2022 5:27 a.m.

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Police responded to the call in about three minutes

Police responded to the call about three minutes after dispatchers received the report at 4:52 p.m. and made contact with the shooter about five minutes later at 5:01 p.m., the deputy police department chief said. of Tulsa, Eric Dalgleish.

“The officers who arrived heard gunshots in the building, and that’s what led them to the second floor.” Police Captain Richard Meulenberg also said several people were injured and the medical complex was a “catastrophic scene”.

In this handout photo courtesy of the Tulsa Police Department taken June 1, 2022, police and emergency personnel respond to a call about a man with a rifle at the Natalie Building

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The exact number of injured was not immediately available.

Police and hospital officials said they were not ready to identify the dead.

Namita SingJune 2, 2022 5:17 a.m.

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White House says Biden was briefed on shooting

ICYMI: “President Biden was briefed on the shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The White House is monitoring the situation closely and has contacted state and local authorities to offer their support,” said Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary.

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 5:05 a.m.

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Muskogee police confirm possible bomb threat in town

Muskogee police have linked a possible bomb threat in the city to the mass shooting in Tulsa.

“We are at the scene at 3325 Park Place North in reference to a possible bomb inside,” Muskogee Police Department spokeswoman Lynn Hamlin was quoted as saying. Tulsa World.

“At this time, we have evacuated the house and asked everyone in the area to stay at home.”

Namita SingJune 2, 2022 05:02

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Tulsa shooting: Everything we know about the hospital attack that killed three

ICYMI: Another fatal shooting has hit America, following tragic incidents this month in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.

Three people were killed in a deadly gun attack at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Wednesday. The shooter also died at the scene, according to police.

Josh Marcus has everything we know so far:

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 04:30

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Tulsa police received active shooter training following Uvalde

ICYMI: Fox23 says that following the Uvalde Elementary School massacre last week, the Tulsa Police Department held active gunnery training at schools that are now closed for summer vacation.

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 4:04 a.m.

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Police confirm shooter dead

ICYMI: “Earlier this afternoon we responded to a call about a man with a rifle at the Natalie Building of St. Francis Hospital. It turned into an active shooter situation. At this point, we can confirm that the shooter is down at this time. Officers are currently scanning all rooms in the building for additional threats. We know there are multiple injuries and potentially multiple casualties,” TPD wrote on Facebook.

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 3:34 a.m.

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Police confirm deaths in ‘catastrophic’ mass attack on medical clinic

ICYMI: Several people were killed in a shooting at an Oklahoma medical clinic on Wednesday, reports say.

The Tulsa Police Department said its officers responded to an “active shooter situation” at St Francis Hospital in Tulsa, and the shooter is now dead.

The Associated Press also quoted an unnamed police captain as saying “several” people were injured and “some, unfortunately, were killed”.

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 03:01

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Tulsa Police are updating the shooting timeline.

ICYMI: Tulsa police say 911 dispatchers received the first call from the medical building from an active shooter at 4:52 p.m., with officers arriving three minutes later at 4:56 p.m.

Officials say officers made contact with the suspect and the victims at an orthopedic center on the second floor of the building at 5:01 p.m.

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 2:30 a.m.

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Dramatic video emerges from the shooting scene

Heavily armed police can be seen in the video, posted to Twitter, in response to the mass shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Graeme MassieJune 2, 2022 2:16 a.m.


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