A gunman stormed the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville, Kentucky USA, killing four and wounding eight, including a police officer who was hospitalized in critical condition on Monday.
The shooter, identified as a 23-year-old male, was employed at the bank, police said. The shooter’s “weapon of choice” was a rifle and he was shot and killed by law enforcement, police said.
At least one other officer was slightly injured, and police say the attacker was also killed. According to city leaders, the police arrived within three minutes and stopped the mass slaughter.
The shooter was live-streaming, according to interim police chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroe. She said police are hoping to have the footage taken offline.
A local hospital received nine patients following the shooting – two police officers and seven civilians, officials said. Three patients have been released and three are in critical condition, including a police officer, authorities added.