A shooting spree in Louisville has left at least four people dead and one injured. The suspected shooter, 22-year-old Connor Sturgeon, was arrested by police after a chase on foot.
How did the incident occur?
The shooting occurred on a quiet Monday afternoon when Sturgeon allegedly opened fire in several locations around Louisville.
The first shooting occurred at a gas station, where a man was killed. Sturgeon then moved on to a local grocery store, shooting and killing three more people. One person was injured in the grocery store shooting and is currently in stable condition at a local hospital.
Is Connor Sturgeon arrested?
Police responded quickly to the shootings and were able to locate Sturgeon after a short foot chase. He was taken into custody for questioning after being safely arrested.
Sturgeon reportedly cooperated with police. During this trying time, our hearts go out to the victims’ families.
What was the cause of the shoot made by Connor Sturgeon?
The reason behind the shootings is currently unknown. Sturgeon’s roommate has stated that he had no idea his roommate was plotting a massacre and is in shock over the incident.
Investigators are currently examining Sturgeon’s background and personal history for clues that may shed light on his motives.
The shooting spree in Louisville is yet another tragic reminder of the need for gun control measures in the United States.
While the motive for the shootings is still unknown, it is clear that something needs to be done to prevent these types of incidents from occurring in the future.
Community Reaction to the Case of Connor Sturgeon:
The shootings have devastated and shocked the people of Louisville. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer issued a statement expressing condolences to the victims’ families and thanking police officers for their quick response.
Several neighbourhood organizations joined after the shootings to aid and support those impacted. Counselling centres have been made accessible to the victims’ families and the larger community to support them.