A manhunt is underway in Oklahoma City after a Hobby Lobby warehouse worker fatally shot an official around 5 p.m. Wednesday.
100% fed up reports – Police responded to a shooting at a Hobby Lobby distribution warehouse near South Council Road and Southwest 44th Street.
Officials described the suspect as a black male, five foot eleven, 230 pounds, and he reportedly left the scene in a red Dodge Challenger.
“The suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim at least once,” a police spokesman said.
Oklahoma City Police tweeted about the shooting:
On March 1, shortly before 5 p.m., an employee of hobby hall at 3700 S. The Council had an altercation with a supervisor. The employee pulled out a gun and shot and killed the supervisor.
The suspect is not in custody, anyone with information is asked to call 911
HOBBY LOBBY SHOOTING
On March 1 just before 5 p.m., a Hobby Lobby employee at 3700 S. Council got into an altercation with a supervisor. The employee pulled out a gun and shot and killed the supervisor.
The suspect is not in custody, anyone with information is asked to call 911 pic.twitter.com/ahm5PJI9vh
— Oklahoma City Police (@OKCPD) March 2, 2023
Oklahoma Police Sgt. Rob Robertson told media that a man who fled the scene in a red Dodge Challenger with a vehicle tag from the Muscogee Nation, a federally recognized tribe in Oklahoma, was not in custody early Wednesday evening.
Police say the suspect had an argument with the victim before the shooting.
“An employee came inside and got into an argument with a manager,” the Oklahoma City Police Sgt. Rob Robertson told Fox News Digital. “The employee produced a weapon, any firearm, and shot the manager at least once, and that person died.”
A spokesperson for Hobby Lobby reported his comments to police.
Hobby Lobby, a home decor and craft store, spans more than ten million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space at Oklahoma City facilities. Its head office includes warehousing, manufacturing, transportation and corporate services.
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