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Three killed in shots in Duncan, Oklahoma



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Three people were killed Monday in a shot at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma. The third person killed was standing in the parking lot.

The shooter's fate was not immediately clear. The Duncan Banner reported, citing the police, that the gunman was one of the dead.

According to media reports, the schools in the city were closed. A dispatcher from the Duncan police told the US TODAY that officials were on the scene. in the shop.

At the Ace Hardware Store, about one block south of Walmart, Duncan, cashier Austyn Fenwick said the store had been informed of the incident, but continued to work as usual.

"We are not operating a lockout or anything, but we should look for someone in black clothes," Fenwick said in a telephone interview. "We have customers in the store, so we're fine."

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Lynn Gregston, owner of the Country Club Care nursing home opposite the Walmart, said the authorities had told him that the shooter shot himself after shooting at two others.

"Everything under control," said Gregston, adding that the 72 residents of his facility are doing well. "We locked it with our alarm system."

Duncan is a city of about 25,000 in Stephens County, about 80 miles south of Oklahoma City.

The shootings took place only a few days after the reopening of a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, which had been the scene of a mass shooting on 3 August. In the attack, 22 people died in the parking lot and in the Cielo Vista Supercenter.

Collaborators: The Associated Press


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