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Louisville Bank Mass Shooting Livestreamed By Gunman

April 11, 2023 | By Kali Girl

According to CNN, a tragic incident occurred in downtown Louisville, Kentucky on Monday morning, where a 25-year-old bank employee opened fire at his workplace. The attack was live-streamed and using an AR-15-style rifle resulted in the death of five individuals, with eight others being injured.

The suspect, identified as Connor Sturgeon, was an employee at Old National Bank and engaged in a shootout with authorities before being killed by police.

Interim Louisville Metro Police Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel identified the victims as Joshua Barrick, 40; Juliana Farmer, 45; Deana Eckert, aged 57, Tommy Elliott, 63; and James Tutt, 64.

Police officials have confirmed that the mass shooting began at the Old National Bank on East Main Street, just after 8:30 a.m.

Bank manager Rebecca Buchheit-Sims told CNN that the incident occurred during a morning employee meeting, with some present in person while others attended virtually.

Sims witnessed the tragedy unfolding with her collogues via her computer screen.

Within three minutes of receiving the dispatch call, officers arrived at the scene and discovered the shooter was still actively firing. The officers engaged in a shootout with the assailant, ultimately killing him.

Mayor Craig Greenberg publicly commended the “brave and heroic” first responders for their swift and lifesaving actions, asserting that their response undoubtedly prevented further loss of life.

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