One dead in shooting at Oklahoma airport

November 16, 2016 02:41

A Southwest Airlines employee was fatally shot at Oklahoma City's main airport on Tuesday, prompting authorities to halt flights and impose a shelter in place order to allow police to search for a suspect.

No information was available about the motive for the shooting in a parking lot at Will Rogers World Airport, Oklahoma City Police Captain Paco Balderrama told reporters.

The man killed was identified by police as Michael Winchester, 52, who was transported from the scene and died in hospital.

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