Louisville shooter targeted bank co-workers, police say

Louisville Shooting
The Louisville metro Police Command Center along with units of the Louisville Fire Department are staged a block from the Old National Bank building in Louisville, Ky., Monday, April 10, 2023. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Police say the shooter who opened fire at a Louisville bank legally bought the weapon a week ago.

Louisville Metro Police Department Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel said at a Tuesday news conference that bank employee Connor Sturgeon bought the AR-15 from a local dealership on April 4.

Gwinn-Villaroel also said that officers’ body camera video from the shooting will be released Tuesday afternoon.

Armed with the rifle, Sturgeon killed five people – including a close friend of Kentucky’s governor – while livestreaming the attack Monday on Instagram. Another eight people were wounded.

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4/11/2023 1:43:53 PM (GMT -5:00)

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