I don’t care how many of these a-holes shoot places up, they aren’t getting our guns.
11:02 p.m.: According to authorities, the updated count from the theater shooting: 3 dead, including the shooter. Seven others injured.
10:52 p.m.: Authorities said they know the identity of the shooter but are withholding it so as not to “affect the integrity” of the investigation.
10:45 p.m.: “There’s nothing to believe that there was any kind of motive,” said Col. Michael Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police.
10:43 p.m. ET: A 58-year-old white male who was a theater patron fired multiple shots, Edmonson said. The shooter was acting alone and is deceased, he said. There were about 100 people inside at the time.
A man opened fire inside a movie theater in a Lafayette, Louisiana, multiplex, Thursday night, killing two people and wounding seven others — before taking his own life.
“There’s nothing to believe that there was any kind of motive,” said Col. Michael Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police.
The shooter was a 58-year-old white man who was a movie theater patron, police said. Authorities have his name but are withholding his name as the investigation continues.
The shooting took place at the Grand Theatre 16 in Lafayete, about 45 west of the state capital, Baton Rouge.
About 100 people were inside the theater for a screening of the comedy, “Trainwreck,” when the shooting happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. ET.