Two casino employees shot in Shawnee

KOCO 5 - January 10, 2017 9:14 am

SHAWNEE – Authorities confirmed that one person was shot and killed Tuesday morning at the Grand Casino in Shawnee.

According to a report from KOCO 5 in Oklahoma City, authorities first responded to a report of an “officer down” at the casino. When they arrived, they learned that two casino employees have been shot, according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office.

Authorities believe the shooting happened inside the casino in the administrative area.

One person was shot and killed, and the second person suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Police Chief, James C. Collard, Phd. The second person has been medi-flighted to the hospital in an unknown condition.

Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed with KOCO 5 that they are assisting in the investigation.


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