Gunman opens fire at Oklahoma hospital

Nearly a week after the shooting in Texas, a hospital was targeted by a sniper. The shooter allegedly murdered several people before killing himself.

On Wednesday, June 1 in the United States, a gunman broke into an Oklahoma hospital before shooting at passers-by and medical personnel. As reported by The world, the shooter allegedly committed suicide after the shooting.

Gunman shoots at Oklahoma hospital

The Tulsa Police Department tweeted that the responsible forces had taken charge of the incident and were investigating it thoroughly. The Incident took place on Wednesday when an unidentified man checked into St. Francis Health System Hospital. According Reutersthe filming took place in the Natalie building of the hospital. The assailant targeted the area near the doctor’s office which also had an orthopedic center nearby.

Armed with a rifle, the man killed four people. According ABC News Tulsa Police Capt. Richard Meulenberg was one of the people who responded to the incident, he said he turned into ‘an active shooter situation’. The police discovered multiple gunshot victims upon entering the premises. Meulenberg told the ABC News:

Officers immediately rushed to the second floor where the shooting was taking place, when they arrived they found that a few people had been shot, a couple had died at the time.

We also found at this time that [we] believe and believe again [be] the shooter because he had a long gun and a pistol with him.

The the identity of the alleged shooter has not been confirmed however, the man appeared to be between 35 and 40 years old.

Gun violence in the United States

Unfortunately, this is not the first time such an incident has occurred. This devastating scene echoes that experienced on May 24 by the inhabitants of Uvalde, Texas. A barely 18-year-old boy bursts into a city school and shot 19 children and 2 teachers in cold blood. The terrible toll is 21 dead. This new bloodbath has plunged America into a new war between pro-gun and anti-gun opposition groups.

This article is translated from Oh!MyMag EN.

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