A gunman opened fire on a movie theater in Lafayette, La. Thursday night, killing at least two people and injuring at least seven before killing himself, police said.
Police Chief Jim Craft said at a news conference around 11 p.m. that police received reports of a shooting at the Grand Theatre 16 around 7:30 p.m. Four officers entered the theater to confront the shooter and found him dead of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Two other people have been confirmed dead.
Police said there are at least seven other injured victims, with injuries ranging from minor to critical and life-threatening. Louisiana State Police Sgt. David Brooks told CNN that all injured victims have been taken to local hospitals.
The shooter has been described as white and 58 years old. Police know his identity.
At what point do gun rights advocates start coming up with real solutions about what to do about these weekly occurences? Too many Americans are dying from shooting rampages.
I think I am going to barf if I hear any more platitudes and slogans. Too many guns are getting into the hands of those not competent or responsible to own them. I want to know solutions. Come on, A2 advocates, pony up some REAL solutions. No bumper sticker slogans allowed.
At some point the American people are going to rebel and demand changes. It seems to me that strong 2A folks would guard their rights more by thinking up solutions for this epidemic rather than telling us why they have rights.