Police: Suspect in Oklahoma City airport shooting found dead in truck

An Oklahoma City police officer looks through tall grass at a checkpoint at Will Rogers World Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 15 2016, in Oklahoma City. The airport was put on lockdown after a shooting at the main terminal. (Steve Gooch/The Oklahoman via AP)
An Oklahoma City police officer looks through tall grass at a checkpoint at Will Rogers World Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 15 2016, in Oklahoma City. The airport was put on lockdown after a shooting at the main terminal. (Steve Gooch/The Oklahoman via AP)

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) —¬†Police say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Southwest Airlines employee at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City has been found dead in a pickup truck in an airport parking garage.

Police Capt. Paco Balderrama says the suspect appears to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Fifty-two-year-old Michael Winchester was shot shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. Winchester died after being taken to a hospital.

Balderrama said the suspect was found with a gunshot wound to the head and has not been positively identified.

Balderrama said police believe the shooting was a premeditated attack.

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