Shootings Near Thunder's Arena Follow Win Over Lakers, According To Reports

The Oklahoma City Thunder's rousing Game 5 elimination of the L.A. Lakers at home was followed by multiple shootings, reports The Oklahoman. Multiple people were shot downtown near Chesapeake Energy Arena shortly after the Thunder ended the series Monday night, according to the newspaper. Two suspected shooters were reportedly in custody. The Oklahoman reports at least three wounded in the shooting, though the severity of any injuries remains unknown.

News9 reports that six shots were fired, and that there are two victims.

The Thunder are Oklahoma City's only major league team. There were no reported incidents when the Thunder advanced to the Western Conference Finals a year ago; OKC won a Game 7 at home to get there in 2011.

The reported site of the shooting is just a five-minute walk from the arena. The TNT broadcast showed the area outside of the arena teeming with Thunder fans watching the game on screens.

Via Eye on Basketball.

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