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Oklahoma City Airport Closes After Fatal Shooting

Police are still searching for a suspect.

By Matt Picht | November 15, 2016

Oklahoma City's Will Rogers airport has been shut down as authorities search for the man who shot and killed one person.

Oklahoma City Police Department Capt. Paco Balderrama told the press, "If you have a flight today, we ask that you contact your airline and try to reschedule because at this point, it's still ongoing, and we just don't know how long that will be."

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Police said a Southwest Airlines employee was fatally shot near the airport's parking lot. No details about a possible suspect have been released.

Authorities are working to evacuate the airport while the manhunt is underway. All flights in and out of the airport have been suspended until further notice.

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