Chicago, April 11 (LatestNewsX.com): A shooting incident in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, has left 4 people dead and 9 others injured, with three of them being in critical condition.
The incident occurred at the Old National Bank on E. Main Street on Monday, April 11th, 2023, at around 8:30 a.m. According to reports, a 23-year-old white man, Connor Sturgeon, who worked at the bank, was the suspect behind the shooting.
HEAVY POLICE PRESENCE AND SUSPECT APPREHENDED
Upon receiving the report, the Louisville police made it to the scene within three minutes. They confirmed that the suspect had fired at them, and in response, they returned fire and neutralized the threat. During a news conference, the Louisville police confirmed that one of the two police officers injured in the shooting was in critical condition.
GUNMAN IDENTIFIED AND DETAILS UNFOLD
Louisville Interim Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel disclosed at a news briefing that the gunman, Connor Sturgeon, was a former employee of the bank. She added that there was a heavy police presence at the scene, and local media reported the presence of damaged glass and discarded medical equipment.
THE AFTERMATH OF THE TRAGEDY
The tragic incident has left the Louisville community in mourning and raised concerns about gun violence in the country. The injured victims are receiving medical attention in nearby hospitals, and authorities are investigating the motive behind the shooting.
The Louisville shooting incident has left a community in grief and rekindled the conversation about gun violence in the United States. As the investigations continue, our hearts and thoughts are with the families of the victims and the affected community.