One Person Dead, Seven Injured After Shooting at Memorial Day Festival in Oklahoma

Police line - Sputnik International, 1920, 30.05.2022
The suspect, 26-year-old Skyler Buckner, turned himself on Sunday afternoon. The motive for the shooting is still unknown.
One person was killed and another seven were injured as a result of the shooting at an outdoor festival near Taft, Oklahoma.
One of those injured is a 9-year-old child. The person killed is a a 39-year-old woman who succumbed to her injuries at the hospital, according to the law enforcement.
According to witnesses, they heard gunshots after midnight, which were allegedly preceded by an altercation.

“We heard a lot of shots and we thought it was firecrackers at first,” Sylvia Wilson, an owner of Taft’s Boots Cafe told media. “Then people start running and ducking. And we were yelling at everyone… ’Get down! Get down!”.

"A suspect in the deadly Taft shooting is in custody. An arrest warrant was issued for 26-year-old Skyler Buckner, who turned himself in at the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office at 4:05 p.m., today [21:05 GMT on Sunday]," the Oklahoma State Bureau said.
The incident took place at an annual Memorial Day event at the Old City Square, which was reportedly around 1,500 people in attendance, including the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office.
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