UPDATE: Two men facing charges after five shot at Tulsa party
UPDATE: Two men are waiting to be arraigned after five people were shot in Tulsa over the weekend.
Officers said a few hundred people were inside the Green Country Event Center at an Asian New Year’s festival when someone started shooting Saturday night.
Three of the five people have been released from the hospital.
Authorities arrested 19-year-old Meng Lee and 21-year-old Boonmlee Lee in the shooting.
TULSA, Okla. – Around 8 o’clock Saturday evening two men walked in the Green Country Event Center and opened fire at a Hmong New Year’s Celebration in Tulsa, leaving five people injured.
Authorities say they don’t know what caused the men to begin shooting inside Event Center. They have been arrested.
Two attendees were hit in the upper body, while the other three were struck in the arm and leg, said Tulsa Police Capt. Mike Williams.
Investigators also recovered a weapon, a wig and dark clothing.
Meng Lee and Boonmlee Lee were charged with five counts of shooting with intent to kill and one count of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
According to the arresting officers, both Boonmlee Lee and Meng Lee were arrested at 11 p.m.