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Shooter who killed 4 people in Oklahoma was targeting his doctor

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Michael Louis entered Saint Francis Hospital on Wednesday with a handgun and a semi-automatic rifle, the latest killing in a country still marked by the massacre in a primary school in Uvalde.

In addition to his doctor, the shooter killed another doctor, a receptionist, a patient and injured others before committing suicide, the police said at a press conference.

Michael Louis had back surgery by Dr Preston Phillips on May 19.

After being discharged from the hospital on May 24, the patient had called several times complaining of pain and wanted to receive additional treatmentssaid Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin.

Michael Louis blamed his doctor for his pain, and officers found a letter on him which makes it clear that he came with the intention of killing Dr. Phillips and anyone in his wayadded Mr. Franklin.

On Wednesday afternoon, before going to the hospital, the suspect had bought a semi-automatic rifle AR-15 typehe continued.

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This weapon, as powerful as it is controversial, was used at the Robb primary school in Uvalde, where 19 children and 2 teachers died under the bullets of a teenager on May 24.

Vice President Kamala Harris called on Saturday to ban assault rifles, often used in the massacres that regularly punctuate American news.

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The recent shootings have reignited the gun debate, with President Joe Biden promising to take action. In Congress, the elected officials negotiate to find a compromise, with a slim hope of success, so deep are the divisions.

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