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Armed Citizen Kills Gunman at Oklahoma City Restaurant

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Civilians kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant

A gunman in Oklahoma City was killed Thursday after opening fire inside a restaurant, according to authorities.

Oklahoma City Police Public Information Officer Bo Matthews said the suspect walked into Louie's Grill & Bar at about 6:30 p.m. and opened fire, ABC News reports.

Dennis Will told CBS that his daughter, Natalie Will, and 12-year-old granddaughter Niah were at the establishment when Niah was shot, and Natalie grazed by a bullet. Police reported a man suffered a broken arm as he ran for safety from the scene, but did not release his name.

Police said Friday that Tilghman drove to the restaurant and wore protective gear for his ears and eyes. Bo Mathews of the Oklahoma City Police Department said.

The Oklahoma City Police said late Friday it has no record of Belcher's call to dispatch.

The victims who were shot have been taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Bo Mathews said at a press conference.

When the gunman left the restaurant and attempted to flee, Mathews said, an armed bystander confronted him, pulled out his handgun and fatally shot him.

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"I just did what needed to be done to stop the threat".

Whittle's family told ABC News that he served in Afghanistan and has been in the National Guard for nearly 20 years. "Nothing special. A lot of people would have done the same given the situation".

Witnesses described a scene of "complete chaos" when the shooting started, with patrons "trampling" each other to escape the restaurant. Police have said there would have been far more casualties if it weren't for the patron's quick thinking.

But, he said, the gunman wouldn't drop his weapon. They spotted the gunman walking on a sidewalk, he said.

In one of his clips, he complains of a demon-possessed squirrel, and in another of his refrigerator attacking him. Police said he began shooting right during the dinner rush, and it was a civilian who brought it all to an end.

Police named the deceased suspect as 28-year-old Alexander Tilghman.

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