Active Shooter Quickly ‘Shot To Death By Armed Citizen,’ Police Report


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An armed citizen with a pistol stopped a shooter at an Oklahoma City restaurant Thursday, according to police.

The shooting occurred at Louie’s Grill & Bar in Oklahoma City. According to police, a man entered the restaurant and opened fire, shooting two people before an armed man confronted and shot him outside the restaurant.

“Multiple shootings reported in the area of Britton/Hefner Parkway,” tweeted Oklahoma City police. “Roads in the area have been shut down. Avoid area. More updates as available.” (RELATED: ‘You Are My Hero Sir’ — Police And Victim’s Father Praise Man Who Shot Oklahoma City Shooter)

The Oklahoma City police department then tweeted that the shooter “was apparently shot-to-death by an armed citizen.” Two people were shot and both are hospitalized. The shooter was the only fatality.

“Lake Hefner shooting update: A man walked into the Louie’s restaurant and opened fire with a gun. Two people were shot. One person has been taken to a hospital with serious injuries. A bystander with a pistol confronted the shooter outside the restaurant and fatally shot him.”

Police later tweeted that the shooter’s identity and motive are so far unconfirmed and unknown.

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