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Oklahoma City restaurant shooter identified

Shooter was killed by armed bystanders
Posted: 11:56 AM, May 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-25 16:33:54Z

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Police have identified the man accused of firing a gun at an Oklahoma City restaurant on Thursday evenign. 

Police say Alexander Tilghman, 28-years-old of Oklahoma City, opened fire Thursday at 6:30 p.m. local time at Louie's restaurant on Lake Hefner. In an update sent around 9:30 a.m. police say officers found Tilghman dead outside the restaurant. Police say he was shot by two citizens.

Witnesses say the men were yelling at the suspect to put his gun down, but he had large headphones on and was pacing near the restaurant. Witnesses say the suspect raised his gun at the men, and that's when the armed citizen shot Tilghman.

Police say three people were shot: A 39-year-old woman and two female juveniles. All three are reportedly in good condition.

A fourth person was injured, according to police, after falling and breaking his arm after the shooter started firing his gun.

Oklahoma City police are holding a press conference at 11:30 a.m. local time.