Oklahoma City airport closed after shooting

Travelers line up at an American Airlines counter at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City

Police say Oklahoma City airport has been closed after shooting occurred, officials from Will Rogers World Airport have confirmed.

The airport's staff said all flights scheduled to land or take-off from Will Rogers have now been suspended as Oklahoma City Police Department investigate the shooting.

"We have confirmed one victim shot at Will Rogers Airport," police confirmed on Twitter. They have also asked people inside to "shelter in place" while authorities investigate the incident.

A man was lying in front of a ticket counter saying he'd been shot, officials told KOCO. The shooting unfolded in a parking garage just before 1 p.m. local time in Oklahoma, a police spokesperson told Fox News.


Last Update: Wednesday, 16 November 2016 KSA 23:54 - GMT 20:54