[VIDEO] Shooting at The Grand Theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, During ‘Trainwreck’ Screening, Shooter Reported DeadPosted: July 23, 2015
The Grand Theatre is a ‘Gun Free Zone’.
Two people are reportedly dead and at least six people have been injured after a shooting occurred inside a screening of “Trainwreck” in Lafayette, Louisiana.
“We think the shooter is dead,” police chief Jim Craft told reporters during a press conference. “It really is a chaotic scene…
(KADN) — myarklamiss.com reports: What we know now is that an unidentified person went into the Grand Theatre on Johnston street in Lafayette and opened fire. It’s unclear right now where in the building the shooting took place.
What we do know is there are at least 6 people injured and sources are confirming that the shooter is dead. State police say that there was an “active shooter” and it is now over.
Two people are confirmed dead including the shooter. Shooting was inside of a theatre. It is worth noting that The Grand Theatre is a “Gun Free Zone”.
Police are currently checking the theatre and parking lot for explosives.
We will update this story as more information becomes available. Read full story here.
From Associated Press updating coverage:
Lafayette police Chief Jim Craft says the death toll in the movie theater shooting has increased to three.
Craft said at a news conference that seven victims were wounded and their injuries ranged from not life-threatening to critical.
Authorities have not released the identity of the gunman but say the 58-year-old white man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Lafayette police say they know the identity of the gunman in a movie theater shooting but are not releasing it at this point.
Police say the 58-year-old white man died of a self-inflicted gunshot. At least two people were killed in the Thursday night shooting.
They also said they closed other theaters in the area out of precaution…