Bystanders killed a gunman who fired into a restaurant. The NRA praised good guys with guns.

Bystanders killed a gunman who fired into a restaurant. The NRA praised good guys with guns.

Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman, via AP) A man who believed he had been under demonic attacks drove to an Oklahoma restaurant and indiscriminately fired at a crowd, injuring three people, authorities say. Alexander C. Tilghman, 28, was shot and killed by two citizens minutes after he arrived Thursday evening at Louie’s Grill & Bar, a lakeside restaurant in Oklahoma City, police spokesman Capt. Bo Mathews said. Tilghman stood at the restaurant’s entrance with a handgun and fired from the door before two men shot him, putting an end to “a very dangerous situation,” Mathews told reporters at a news conference Friday. “You can say they’re heroes, which is a very good thing to say … Heroes is a great terminology. I just say they were two people who stopped a very tragic situation from going any further,” Mathews said. The two citizens, Carlos Nazario, 35, and Bryan Wittle, 39, were not armed, but they rushed to the trunks of their vehicles to grab their handguns as Tilghman began shooting. The two men will probably not face any charges because they were protecting other people’s lives, Mathews told reporters. Three people, 39-year-old Natalie Giles and two girls, were shot but are in good condition, police said. A fourth person broke his arm amid the chaos. The shooting appears to be a random act of violence, police said. “It doesn’t look […]

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