Morgan Stanley is seeking to bar one of its former financial advisors in Oklahoma, who’s accused of shooting his business partner, from entering its premises or having contact with its staff, according to news reports.

Leonard Bernstein allegedly showed up at the Morgan Stanley offices at the Waterford business complex in Oklahoma City on Thursday and shot Chris Bayouth in the torso, back, leg and foot, Bloomberg writes, citing the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Bayouth was hospitalized, and the police later apprehended Bernstein after he left the office. Bernstein was charged with shooting with intent to kill and released on a $50,000 bond.

Morgan Stanley fired Bernstein on Friday, according to a spokesperson.

On Tuesday, the company filed for a restraining order in Oklahoma County District Court, asking the court to bar Bernstein from its offices and from contacting former colleagues, Bloomberg writes.

Morgan Stanley said that Bernstein “remains a grave threat to the health and safety of Morgan Stanley’s employees and customers,” according to a court filing cited by the news service.

Bloomberg was unable to reach Bernstein, and a county jail spokesman told the news service that there was no lawyer listed for the advisor.

On Tuesday, a Morgan Stanley spokesperson told FA-IQ, "We are cooperating with the authorities and our thoughts are with our employee.”

Witnesses told investigators that Bernstein, due to declining health, had transitioned his accounts to the victim. The pair had been working together for nine months, the witnesses said, according to local news reports.

Bernstein first registered as a broker and advisor with Morgan Stanley in 1994, left the firm for Citigroup Global Markets in 2004, returned to Morgan Stanley in 2007, left the firm again in 2012, this time for Wells Fargo, only to return to Morgan Stanley again last September, according to his BrokerCheck record.

Bayouth began his industry career with Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. in 1988 and then had a stint with Capital West Securities before joining Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in 1997, transitioning to Morgan Stanley in 2007, according to BrokerCheck.

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