Cops: Suspect Dead After Hobby Lobby Shooting

Man allegedly killed manager at Oklahoma City distribution center
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 2, 2023 8:37 AM CST

A man who allegedly killed his manager at a Hobby Lobby distribution center in Oklahoma City on Wednesday afternoon died after a police chase, authorities say. Police say the suspect crashed a red Dodge Charger on Highway 33 northwest of Oklahoma City and barricaded himself inside the vehicle, KFOR reports. Authorities say the suspect led police on a chase after he was spotted by officers in Payne County at 7pm, more than two hours after the shooting. Police have not disclosed how the suspect died. Authorities say an altercation between the employee and a manager at the distribution escalated and the worker produced a weapon, shot the manager, and fled the scene, reports KOCO. (More Oklahoma stories.)

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