Three Killed in Louisiana Theater Shooting
Posted on July 23, 2015
At least three people are killed and seven are injured in a theater shooting at the Lafayette theater in Louisiana. The gunman is one of the dead. The shooting took place at Grand Theatre during a showing of the comedy Trainwreck.The Advertiser reports that the shooter is described as a middle-aged white man. He was using a handgun according to police. Police reportedly entered the theater less than a minuter after the shooting started. The gunman killed himself. The Advertiser says Haz-Mat crews are also on the scene.
Police: Movie theater shooter was 58-year-old 'lone white male'; Shooter ID not being released. 3 dead, 7 injured.— KATC TV3 (@KATCTV3) July 24, 2015
The Lafayette shooting takes place as the 2012 Aurora, Colorado mass theater shooting has been in the news because of the ongoing trial. A witness across the hall from the movie theater told CNN that police came rushing into the theater. Take a look: