Oklahoma Shooting: Armed 'Good Samaritan' Confronts, Kills Restaurant Gunman Before Police Arrive

Mass shooting: Gunman on the run after mass shooting in Oklahoma City | Daily Star

Mass shooting: Gunman on the run after mass shooting in Oklahoma City | Daily Star

An Oklahoma City restaurant shooting suspect who opened fire after walking in at the dinner hour carrying a pistol, wounding two customers, was shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, according to police.

Police say Tilghman was then shot dead outside the restaurant by two citizens: Carlos Nazario and Bryan Wittle.

When gunfire erupted Thursday at Louie's, in northwest Oklahoma City, "it sounded like, you know, any kind of restaurant noise, a rack of plates crashing ... glass breaking", Ron Benton, who was inside the cafe when the shooting began, told CNN affiliate KFOR.

Three people were injured, two of whom were shot, police said.

Oklahoma Police later tweeted to say a fourth victim "has been identified" after suffering a minor injury.

58 people were killed and at least 527 injured when a crazed gunman opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas. They were taken to a hospital and police said they were "expected to survive". He said they were at the restaurant for a birthday party for another granddaughter.

The Oklahoma City police identified the suspect as Alexander C. Tilghman, 28, of Oklahoma City. The civilian shot and killed the suspect.

Mass shooting: Gunman on the run after mass shooting in Oklahoma City | Daily Star

Louie's Grill and Bar on Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. Bo Matthews, a police spokesman, told The Associated Press.

The shooter's motive is unclear at this point.

"I believe somebody that stopped this is a good thing, we don't know if this guy had a vehicle there and was going to get more ammunition", explained Capt.

Louie's Grill & Bar is in the northwestern part of the city.

Police set up a family reunification center at the Lighthouse Center at 3333 West Hefner Road.

Mathews said that police last had contact with Tilghman in 2003 when he was 13 and arrested for domestic assault and battery.

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