Six days prior to using it to murder five of his coworkers at a downtown bank, the mass shooter in Louisville legally purchased an AR-15-style rifle from a nearby gun store, according to the acting Louisville Metro Police chief.
According to authorities, Connor Sturgeon, 25, livestreamed the horrifying attack at the Old National Bank on Instagram.
Investigators are currently going through the video in an effort to determine what exactly happened during the atrocity, which also left numerous people injured, including a police officer who was shot in the head.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, the devastation marked the 146th mass shooting this year with four or more victims, excluding the gunman.
And in many of the most horrifying mass shootings in recent memory, like as the shooting at the Covenant school in Nashville just two weeks ago, which rekindled a bitter political debate over gun regulation, the AR-15 and its offshoots have been the weapon of choice.
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Interim Police Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel declined to disclose what was discovered after investigators in the Louisville investigation carried out a search warrant execution at Sturgeon’s residence.
According to Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg, police body camera footage from the shooting rampage will be made available Tuesday at 5 p.m. EDT. According to a law enforcement source, the families of the victims will first be given access to the video so they can view it before the general public can.
According to the attacker’s LinkedIn profile, he had worked there full-time for over two years and had interned there for three summers. His termination from the bank has been announced, a law enforcement source said on Monday.
Yet according to the mayor, who made this statement on Tuesday, the shooter did not receive a notice of termination from Old National Bank.
At the press conference, Greenberg stated, “From what I have been told by an executive at the bank, that is not factual.
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