Mayor G.T. Bynum Comments On Speed Of First Responders To Tulsa Mass Shooting

Thursday, June 2nd 2022, 6:44 am


Tulsa Police and Mayor G.T. Bynum will be holding a news conference at 10 a.m. Thursday morning with an update on the latest details on Wednesday's clinic shooting in Tulsa that led to the death of five people, including the believed suspect who died by suicide.

Bynum commented Wednesday on the speed of first responders to the scene of the shooting.

Tulsa officers received a call of a man walking into the Natalie Building with a long rifle and a handgun just before 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

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Officers responded to the scene just four minutes later.

Just after 5 p.m., Tulsa Police found both the suspect and victims in a section of the second floor.

According to police, they found the shooter after hearing shots coming from that area.

The suspect has not been identified at this time.

He is believed to be a 35 to 40-year-old man.

Tulsa Mayor, G.T. Bynum, thanked first responders who rushed to make sure more lives weren't lost.

“I want to express our community’s profound gratitude for the broad range of first responders who did not hesitate today. To respond to this act of violence,” Mayor Bynum said.

The Tulsa Police Department believes the shooting was isolated to the second floor clinic.

No officers were hurt once the suspect was confronted.

The doctor’s office where the shooting happened will be closed for the rest of the week.


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