Tulsa hospital shooting

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Warren Clinic shooting
Part of mass shootings in the United States
LocationTulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Coordinates36°04′12″N 95°55′11″W / 36.07001°N 95.91986°W / 36.07001; -95.91986
DateJune 1, 2022 (2022-06-01) (CDT)
Attack type
Mass murder, mass shooting, murder-suicide
WeaponsAR-15 style rifle, handgun
Deaths5 (including the perpetrator)
Non-fatal injuries
PerpetratorMichael Louis
MotiveRevenge for post-surgery pain

On June 1, 2022, 45-year old Michael Louis shot several people at the Natalie Building, part of Saint Francis Hospital, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.[1][2]

He killed four people, three of whom were hospital staff, and injured no more than ten.[3][4] Louis then committed suicide.[5]

Louis had surgery at the hospital a few days before the shooting and targeted his surgeon because of him not helping with Louis's back pain.[6]

The shooting happened eight days after the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Griffin, David (June 1, 2022). "4 Dead In Shooting At Tulsa Doctor's Office Including Suspect, City Councilor Says". www.newson6.com. Retrieved 2022-06-01.
  2. Rose, Andy; Maxouris, Christina (June 1, 2022). "At least 4 people were killed in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, hospital campus shooting, police say". CNN. Archived from the original on June 2, 2022. Retrieved 2022-06-01.
  3. Smith, JaNae Williams, Jana Hayes and Jessie Christopher. "Two doctors, a wife and mother, a Vietnam veteran: What we know about the Tulsa shooting victims". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  4. "Gunman who killed 4 at Oklahoma medical building had been a patient of a victim, police chief says". CNN. Retrieved 2022-06-02.
  5. Tebor, Jeanine Santucci, Nuria Martinez-Keel and Celina. "4 killed in shooting at medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma; suspected shooter dead, police say". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2022-06-03. During a news conference, Tulsa Police Department Deputy Chief Eric Dalgleish confirmed the number of dead and said the shooter also was dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
  6. Caldwell, Jason Hanna, Amanda Watts, Shimon Prokupecz, Travis (2022-06-02). "Gunman who killed 4 at Oklahoma medical building had been a patient of a victim, police chief says". CNN. Retrieved 2022-06-02.
  7. Caldwell, Shimon Prokupecz,Evan Perez,Jason Hanna,Travis (2022-06-02). "Assault-style weapon in deadly Tulsa medical facility shooting was bought that day, sources say". CNN. Retrieved 2022-06-02.