Michael Louis is the suspected gunman who, enraged by the back pain, shot and killed at least four people with his gun at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The suspect was on the second floor, where the orthopedic department was located.
The suspect is known to be named Michael Louis Baptiste and his motive behind this massacre has been uncovered by police. According to the reports, Michael Louis wanted an orthopedic surgeon named Dr. Target Preston Phillips, who operated on the suspect’s back.
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A native of New Jersey with Haitian roots, Michael Louis worked in a technology company as a health desk analyst. According to online records, a doctor also lives with him in the Muskogee home. However, her identity or relationship with Louis is not yet known, but it does reveal that she practices family medicine.
Michael was upset about his back pain and had been treated in the past by the surgeon Dr. Phillips operates. Police said they weren’t sure if the suspect was trying to target someone or not. Police also revealed that Louis had left a note articulating the motive. On the other hand, Dr. Preston Phillips was found dead in an exam room. Explaining the contents of the letter left by the suspect, the witness Franklin said that Louis told Dr. Preston Phillips to blame for the ongoing pain from the surgery.
On May 19, 2022, Louis went to the hospital for his back surgery, according to police officials. He consulted dr. Preston Phillips was later released on May 24, Franklin said in the press conference. On May 31, 2022, Dr. Preston Phillips on how Louis requested additional treatment. On June 1, 2022, the day of the mass shooting, Louis called Dr. Preston Phillips complained of back pain, and said he wanted additional help. According to Tulsa City Council member Jamye Fowler, Louis the shooter was initially unable to locate the doctor, provoking his behavior at the time of the shooting.
During that time, a third part was in video chat with the doctor and she called 911 and said the doctor told her to call 911 and informed them that there was a shooting going on in the building. At around 4:53 p.m., the 911 number reported that the shooting continued in the building, and after that, police received several calls to 911 complaining about the shooting on the second floor. At 4:55 p.m., a person called, clarified the address, and gave the police clues as to the type of building and address details.
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|Real name||Michael Ludwig Baptiste|
|Date of birth||The 1970s|
|Age (as of 2022)||45 years|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 167 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 68kg – in pounds – 149 pounds|
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The names of the victims were released, including the hospital receptionist named Amanda Glenn, Dr. Stephanie Husen the orthopedist, William Love the patient and another victim who is also said to be a doctor. According to the witness, they lined up and Louis gunned them down. According to a witness named Franklin, the suspect began shooting at those who got in his way.
During this time, victim Love held the door open for others trying to flee the room to use another door, and he was shot. Louis is said to have legally buy the gun the same day of the shooting. According to sources posted by the Tulsa Police Department on Twitter, police said there was a list of 5 dead in the shooting at St. Francis Hospital’s campus.
A minute later, Tulsa police arrived at the five-story building to find a row of offices and rooms. The officers somehow got to the second floor and reached the spot where the suspect was standing. Upon arrival, police yelled “Tulsa Police” and on the other side, the suspect shot himself, gun in hand, at around 4:58 p.m. Police said things happened in a short space of time. Police later found one of the victims in the exam room, another deceased victim next to the suspect who was shooting, and one victim in an open area near the nurses’ station.