Police said the man had entered the clinic Tulsa (OklahomaEE.UU.), Donde He killed four people before he took his own lifeHe wanted to assassinate one of the dead, a doctor who had recently operated on him, because of the pain he experienced after the surgery.
Wendell Franklin, head of the Tulsa Police Department, identified the alleged killer at a news conference. Michael LewisAnd his victims: two doctors, including one who treated him in the past, Preston Phillips, a clinic receptionist and a patient.
After Franklin took his own life, authorities discovered that the suspect had carried a letter, “clarifying that he had come with the intent to kill Dr. Phillips and anyone else who crossed his path.”
On May 19, the police chief explained that “he blamed Dr. Phillips for the persistent pain after surgery.”
After being discharged on May 24, Michael Lewis He called the doctor several times to complain about his pain and asked for some treatment for his pain.
According to police, the doctor consulted with the suspect on May 31, and on the same day as the shooting, Michael Lewis called the doctor’s office again to “get back pain and extra care.”
Also said to be Franklin’s wife Michael Lewis An hour and a half later he called the police Attack “Her husband killed several people in Dr. Phillips’ office,” she said.
“The suspect’s wife called the office and reported the matter to police,” Franklin said. “The information we have at the moment is that she did not know what was going to happen, but he contacted her before or during the shooting to let him know what he did.
On the other hand, Franklin revealed it earlier Attack The assailant legally purchased two firearms: an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, which he purchased the same day as the shooting, and a 4.0-caliber semi-automatic rifle, which he purchased on May 29.
The debate over gun control has resumed EE.UU After the deaths of 19 children and 2 teachers at an elementary school on May 24 Wolde (Texas) For shooting an 18-year-old boy. (EFE)
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