Suspect dead, 2 others injured in shooting near 9th and Cherokee

Shooting in Hartshorne ok – Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a deadly shooting in Hartshorne, near elementary school near 9th and Cherokee reports say.

The Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris says one person is dead and two others were shot and taken to the hospital. Morris said they believe the dead person was possibly the shooter. They are investigating how that person died. Morris says it’s unclear right now that person took their own life or if someone shoot and killed them.

The shooting happened about a block away from the elementary school near 9th and Cherokee. The school was placed on lockdown,  which has been lifted once investigators determined that they believed the shooter was dead.

The sheriff says because a tribal citizen is involved the FBI is being called in to investigate, along with the OSBI. Officials are currently interviewing witnesses

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