Oklahoma City Oklahoma. Captain Dexter Nelson who is the spokesman for the Oklahoma City Police Department said a late night scuffle that esclated into gunfire left eight persons wounded after thousands of sports left the Chesapeake Energy Arena after the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in game five of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference semifinal playoff game that eliminated the Lakers and the Thunder will advance to the Western Conference Finals was not related to the basketball game.
Nelson said on Tuesday no one has been arrested in the shooting incident that happened around 11:30pm Monday in the Bricktown district.
Emergency Medical Services Authority spokeswoman Lara O'Leary said seven persons were admitted to an area hospital with gunshot wounds including a pregnant woman.
O'Leary said as of Tuesday morning six of the wounded are in good condition and one is in critical condition.
Nelson it is unclear what started the brawl. Nelson said the police are having a difficult time finding any eyewitnesses to help the police solve the case but he is hoping that businesses in the area that have surveillance cameras that recorded the crime will help them find the suspects responsible for the crime.
A spokesman for the Oklahoma City Thunder did not return any phone calls from the media requesting any comments about the incident.
News source SI.com