A manhunt is underway in Oklahoma City after a Hobby Lobby warehouse worker shot and killed the operator around 5 p.m. Wednesday.
100 percent fed up reports – Police responded to a shooting at the Hobby Lobby distribution warehouse near South Council Road and Southwest 44th Street.
Authorities described the suspect as a black male, five feet eleven and 230 pounds, and he reportedly left the scene in a red Dodge Challenger.
“The suspect produced a firearm and shot the victim at least once,” a police spokesman said.
Oklahoma City police tweeted about the shooting:
On March 1, before 5 p.m., an employee Hobby Lobby 3700 S. The council got into an argument with a supervisor. The employee produced a gun and fatally shot the supervisor.
The suspect is not in custody, anyone with information is asked to call 911
Hobby Lobby Shooting
An employee of Hobby Lobby at 3700 S. Council got into an argument with a supervisor on March 1 just before 5 p.m. The employee produced a gun and fatally shot 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. A man who fled the scene in a red Dodge Challenger with a vehicle tag from the Muskogee Nation, a federally recognized tribe in Oklahoma, was not in custody early Wednesday evening, Rob Robertson told the media.
According to police, the suspect had a dispute with the victim prior to the shooting.
“An employee went inside and got into an argument with the manager,” Oklahoma City police Sgt. Rob Robertson told Fox News Digital. “The employee produced a weapon, some type of firearm, and shot the operator at least once and that person died.”
A spokesman for Hobby Lobby deferred comment to police.
Hobby Lobby, a home decor and arts and crafts store, spans ten million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space in its Oklahoma City facility. Its corporate headquarters include warehousing, manufacturing, transportation and corporate departments.
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