A man “opened fire” Thursday in an Oklahoma restaurant, leaving at least four people injured, before he was fatally shot by a bystander, police said.

The gunfire unfolded at about 6:30 p.m. local time at Louie’s on the Lake in Oklahoma City, Fox 25 News reported.

The unidentified shooter entered the restaurant and fired his gun, Oklahoma City Police tweeted, who later added that four people had been injured.

The man, police said, “was apparently shot-to-death by an armed citizen.”

Authorities said two people were brought to the hospital after getting shot and are expected to survive.

Fox News reports:

The suspect is the only confirmed fatality and a motive was not immediatly clear, police said.

A mother and daughter, reportedly described by police as “innocent customers,” were shot while they were at the restaurant for a birthday, according to a KOCO reporter

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt tweeted that he is “in touch with the City Manager & the Police Chief” and “as OCPD has reported, the suspect is dead.”

He said police were asking people to avoid the area of East Wharf so authorities could continue their investigation.

The incident follows a shooting last month in Tennesse, during which a suspect opened fire at a Waffle House restaurant, killing four people.


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