OKLAHOMA CITY – At least three people were shot at a restaurant in Oklahoma City Thursday, police said.
The scene is at Louie’s Grill & Bar on Lake Hefner–9401 N Lake Hefner Dr, Oklahoma City.
Police say a man walked into the the restaurant and opened fire. Two people were shot and taken to a hospital with serious injuries. A bystander with a pistol confronted the shooter outside the restaurant and fatally shot him.
“Multiple shootings reported in the area of Britton/Hefner Parkway,” Oklahoma City police Tweeted. “Roads in the area have been shut down. Avoid area. More updates as available.”
According to local media, at least two people are dead. Police say the threat is over.
A large number of witnesses are detained. There is no indication of terrorism at this point, police said.
The victims are expected to survive.
Multiple shootings reported in the area of Britton/Hefner Parkway. Roads in the area have been shut down. Avoid area. More updates as available.
— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) May 24, 2018
Avoid Lake Hefner East Wharf due to a shooting investigation, SB LHP off ramp to Britton Rd is closed. Police looking for suspect white male, blond hair and blue eyes. Multiple witnesses detained for interviews pic.twitter.com/ScUfWAk4vV
— TTN Oklahoma City (@TotalTrafficOKC) May 24, 2018
PIOs are enroute to the baseball fields on the east side of Lake Hefner Parkway near Britton Rd to brief the media. https://t.co/6b29SZH0js
— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) May 25, 2018
A family reunification center has been established at the Lighthouse Center located at 3333 W Hefner Rd.
A motive for the crime was not known.