TULSA, Okla. — Saint Francis released a statement Wednesday night, saying “Saint Francis Health Systems is grieving the loss of four members of our family.”
Four people have died after a shooting at Saint Francis’ Natalie Medical Building, Tulsa police said. A shooter died by suicide.
Police told FOX23 the shooter had intent, and he came into the building to look for someone specific.
Northbound Yale Ave has reopened to through traffic near Saint Francis. Southbound Yale Ave is still closed.
A Tulsa police officer who was inside the building said the shooting happened on a lower floor. The victims appeared to be dressed as a doctor and nurse, but their official titles are not known at this time.
Police are urging the public to avoid the Saint Francis area at 61st and Yale. All roads in this area are closed.
Earlier Wednesday afternoon, police responded to a call about a man armed with a rifle at the Natalie Medical Building at Saint Francis Hospital. This call turned into an active shooter situation.
Officers are going through every room in the building, floor by floor to check for additional threats.
Police said the reunification area for families is at Memorial High School.
Saint Francis confirmed they are not closed. If anyone is in need of medical attention, their Emergency Room is still open.
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