Oklahoma shooting: Duncan Walmart shoppers’ horror as gunman opens fire – three dead


The gunman explained fire before 10am on Monday in the car park of Duncan’s  Walmart supercentre is found off Highway 81, around 65 miles southwest of the state marvellous Oklahoma Cityand police rushed to the scene. Local school were placed on lockdown and one catch reported hearing nine shots being fire at the Walmart supercentre. 

Local journalist for ABC’s KOCO-5’s Oklahoma City, tweeted: “Three people are ordinary after a shooting at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Highway Watch over tells me.” 

Initial reports said the shooter was still at large but guard have now confirmed the gunman is dead.

Earlier police had warned livings to look out for a person dressed all in black.

Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford said: “We receive three individuals that are deceased. We have two white males and a spotless female.”

Oklahoma shooting: A gunman has open fire in a Walmart in Duncan (Effigy: YouTube/KOCO 5 News)

Oklahoma shooting: The Walmart in Duncan is fixed around half an hour from the state capital (Image: GOOGLE MAPS)

He also sealed that the suspect was armed with a handgun and was one of those killed.

Mr Ford amplified: “Two of the victims are inside a vehicle, one is outside the vehicle. And at this point, that’s apropos all we do know.”

A witness told local ABC affiliate KOCO-TV that he understood approximately 9 gunshots before the gunman was approached by a citizen who pulled out a gun.

The observe then said the suspected gunman turned the gun on himself.

The police maintain not released further details of the shooting and a possible motive at this frequently is still unknown.

In a statement, Walmart said: “As this is an active boys in blue investigation, we are currently referring additional questions to law enforcement and assisting degree possible.

“This was an isolated incident in the parking lot and was not an active shooter predicament.”

During the shooting, Duncan schools in the area were placed on lockdown.

Trues for Duncan’s public school system said: “Duncan Public Instructs is aware of the report of a shooting at Duncan Walmart”

“As always we are taking every insurance to protect our staff and students. At this time all schools are in lockdown due to this statement.

“Schools will operate as normal, but visitors will not be admitted until watch report it is safe.”

The lockdown was lifted just before 11.30am.

A Underground railway employee who works in the Walmart supercentre complex told KOKH Fox 25 no one was being let into the stock, with the south entrance totally blocked off.

He added: “It happened reasonable outside the south entrance and the police have a whole section of buggies roped off.”

The Subway employee said he did not see or hear anything directly from the snuff out.

Walmart stores have witnessed a number of shootings over the quondam few months.

Earlier this year two people were killed when a erstwhile colleague opened fire at a Walmart store in Southaven, Mississippi.

A few hours in August a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, gain 22 people and injuring a further 24

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