Yesterday, a mass shooting took place at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder.
Ahmed Al Alwi Alyssa, a resident of Arvada, CO, has been charged with ten counts of first-degree murder after setting fire to King Sopper in Boulder. After a shooting exchange with the police, Alyssa is taken alive.
Authorities also released the names of ten people who lost their lives in this murderous killing in King Soupers. Per CNN, they include Denny Strong, 20, Neven Stanisic, 23, Rikki Olds, 25, Tralona Bartowike, 49, Suzanne Fountain, 59, Terry Leiker, 51, Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley, 51, Kevin Mahoney, 61, Lynn Murray Huh. , 62, and Jody Waters, 65.
The first report of an active shooter at King Super in Boulder came from Boulder Police, who tweeted at 2:49 MT (4:49 ET) that an active shooter was in the area and advised the public to avoid the surrounding location .
King Soopers still had an active crime scene two hours later, when Boulder police tweeted: “Please avoid the area of Table Mesa and Broadway! It’s still a very active scene. Don’t broadcast any tactical information on social media We will continue to update what you can see. If you live nearby, please stay in now. ”
Footage of the helicopter from KMGH recorded police evacuating King Sopers shopkeepers from the crime scene, some of whom were taken into custody by the ambulance and the suspect. At the time, it was unknown whether the person detained was the shooter, and had not seen anything wearing his shorts.
Till now, the motive of Ahmed Al Alvi Alisa’s actions is unknown, due to the fact that he targeted King Sopers. According to some reports, the reason he appeared to be nothing but shorts was that the Boulder Police had stripped him of the tactical gear he was wearing, suggesting further attack. The hill He later reported that he had a rifle and body armor during the attack.
The footage also showed that Elisa was injured in her right leg. Police took him to an ambulance where he was allegedly taken to the hospital and treated before being transferred to police custody.
A neighbor later told Boulder detectives that he knew Alisa had a handgun and saw him “playing with a machine gun” at King Sopper two days before the shooting. The hill.
Two shopkeepers later heard the sound of the first gunfire in the store. A young man and the woman heard the sound of gunfire and the bang. The young man, Neven Sloan, later recalled: “I immediately sprayed him (the young lady) and we got out of here and opened the emergency gate.” Meanwhile, CNN reported that shopkeepers began calling 911.
Ryan Borowski told CNN that he had not seen the shooter at King Soopers, but when he saw panicked people walking out of the store, he turned and joined them. “It seems like the safest place in America”, he said. “But here, people killed to get soda.”
Another witness, Andrew Wilmad, said that at first gunpoint it was not felt that CNN said it felt it had “fallen on a shelf”. He explained: “Then, when I heard many gunshots, I knew it was something else.”
Per The hill, Another witness stated that the shooter was wearing tactical gear, stating that he had given him “a green tactical vest, a rifle (possible AR-15), a semiconductor handcuff, a pair of jeans and a dark color.” Was wearing a long-sleeved shirt. There was blood around the objects. ”
Pending background law
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his plans to introduce legislation for a nationwide background check for the Senate floor. The Senate Judiciary Committee is also meeting today regarding the proposals.
According to ABC13 News, it is unclear whether any of the bills discussed in the committee will be made for congressional boards. He also said that it was unclear whether these alleged proposed bills made any difference to the shooting of King Sopers in the Boulder or Atlanta shootings.
However, after the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, an advocate for gun reform, CT Sen. Richard Blumental, hoped to cite a Democrat-controlled Congress and a Democratic president, citing his written party platform and statements New laws may be passed. , Stated in favor of gun control.
It is still unclear whether any legislation will be passed in the wake of King Soopers shooting in Boulder, whether it will become a law, or if it will be upheld by the courts. The washington post It also reported that the shooting of King Soopers in Colorado was blocked by the courts following Colorado’s 2018 assault weapons ban.