Lloyd Buie is being identified as the man who killed the father of NFL player James Winchester. Buie shot Michael Winchester, 52, dead on November 15, while he worked for Southwest Airlines at the Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma. Winchester was the father of Kansas City Chiefs star player James Winchester.
Buie reportedly set up a “sniper den” and shot and killed Winchester from 50 yards away.
At around 1 p.m. local time, police were called to Will Rogers World Airport after a report of shots fired on the east side of Terminal Drive. There, officers found Michael Winchester, a Southwest Airlines employee wounded. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Winchester had been walking to his car when he was shot from 50 yards away with a rifle. KFOR’s Lance West reports, citing anonymous sources, that a “sniper’s nest” had been found in a parking garage at the airport. h/t heavy
Buie was later found dead inside of his pickup truck. The truck was parked on the second floor of a parking structure in the airport.
According to a statement from the Oklahoma City Police Department, Buie had formerly worked at Southwest Airlines. He resigned in April 2015.