Armed Louisiana Bystanders Shoot Dead A Man Who Opened Fire In a Gun Store
Carrying firearms at Metairie has saved the lives of dozens of people. An unidentified armed man broke into a gun store and opened fire, having managed to kill one person and injure two more.
Casual passers-by did not stand aside and returned fire,neutralizing the shooter.
"At this time, it appears a suspect shot two victims inside the location, then was engaged and shot outside the location by multiple other individuals," the sheriff's statement continued. "The suspect is one of the deceased on scene."
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' New Orleans office reported that their special agents were sent to investigate the incident.
BREAKING: .@ATFNewOrleans has Special Agents on the scene of a shooting at a store in Metairie, LA. Agents are assisting and working with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Follow our partner .@JeffParishSO for updates. pic.twitter.com/7ZfWu889uV— ATF New Orleans (@ATFNewOrleans) February 20, 2021
According to official information, two of the wounded were hospitalized and are now in stable condition.
Here at the scene of where JPSO says multiple shootings just took place here at the Jefferson Gun Outlet. At least one dead. We are working to find out details on the situation. Watch @wdsu at 5P. pic.twitter.com/jkLpj55pee— Shay O'Connor (@SOCONNORNEWS) February 20, 2021