5 Dead After Active-Shooter Situation at Saint Francis Medical Building
KTUL-Tulsa - June 1, 2022 7:58 pm
Tulsa police respond Wednesday, June 1, 2022, following an active shooter situation at a Saint Francis medical building near 61st and Yale in Tulsa, Okla. Police tell us five people are dead, including the shooter. (Courtesy: Colton Branstetter)
UPDATE: Police now say five people are dead, including the shooter.
Police said the shooter, who hasn’t been identified, had a rifle and handgun.
Police said they arrived at 4:56 p.m., within just a few minutes of getting the call. The shooting took place on the second floor of the Natalie Building at Saint Francis Hospital.
Police believe the shooter died of suicide.
UPDATE: The White House released the following statement:
“President Biden has been briefed on the shooting in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The White House is closely monitoring the situation and has reached out to state and local officials to offer support.”
Police said they responded to a call about a man armed with a rifle at the Natalie Building at Saint Francis Hospital. This turned into an active-shooter situation.
Tulsa police are asking families and friends to go to Memorial High School west of LaFortune Park for a reunification site.
Original post: TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Tulsa Police Department is at a Saint Francis medical building near 61st and Yale responding to a shooting.
Police say there are multiple injuries, and the suspect is down. There is no word of any fatalities.
This is no longer an active-shooter situation, but police are asking the public to avoid the area.
Tulsa police say they are currently clearing the building floor by floor, and that it is a “catastrophic” scene inside.