Deadly gunnery in Lafayette: 3 died and 9 got injured

Deadly gunnery in Lafayette: 3 died and 9 got injured

The representative of the local police department in Louisiana didn’t reveal the name of the criminal but mentioned that the white-skinned man was approximately 58-years-old. Motives of the crime aren’t clear to the end as the man didn’t seem to be the villain at all though having a criminal past.

The man started shooting in the cinema theater on Thursday night after more than 20 minutes of silence.

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After he committed the crime, the man shot himself dead.

The representative of the local police department in Louisiana didn’t reveal the name of the criminal but mentioned that the white-skinned man was approximately 58-years-old. Motives of the crime aren’t clear to the end as the man didn’t seem to be the villain at all though having a criminal past. Moreover, it was reported that he was the patron of the theater and the possible name of the shooter is John Russell Houser.

John Russell Houser, the shooter.

John Russell Houser, the shooter.

Police also reported that the man allegedly wanted to get out of the theater, getting lost in the crowd that rushed to the exit doors, but saw police officers in the parking zone and returned to the theater where he is believed to have put a bullet in his head and died at once.

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Police at the crime scene

Also, this morning, police found the possible vehicle of the shooter. Inside the car, police found a backpack and a strange package and to avoid losses among the civilians, they cleared the area around the car.

After the accident, people shared their compassion and grief to the families of the dead people.

The star of the Trainwreck picture that was screened in the cinema also posted a sorrowful tweet.

The accident took place in the town of Lafayette around 8:30 pm in the Grand Theatre where the Trainwreck movie was showed at that time for nearly 100 people. As for now, the theater is closed and police troops were directed to other theaters as a preventive measure.

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