Eight injured in shooting following Thunder win
At least eight people were wounded in Oklahoma City as a result of a gunfire following Monday’s Thunder playoff game.
Police in Oklahoma City arrested 19-year-old Dewon Hill on complaints of shooting with intent to kill, The Oklahoman reported.
Norman Michael Richards, 22, was in critical condition after being shot in the back, KOCO-TV reported. on Tuesday.
Those injured likely weren’t related to the game, police told various media outlets Tuesday. The shots were believed to have stemmed from an escalating fight that happened as thousands of spectators were leaving the arena after Oklahoma City’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Seven people were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds and that a pregnant woman was also taken to the hospital after she was assaulted, according to reports.
Police said Tuesday that it wasn’t clear what sparked the gunfire or if anyone involved had attended the game.