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Police Respond To Mass Shooting In Louisiana Movie Theater

Another mass shooting seems to have taken place, this time inside a Lafayette, LA movie theater. Via CNN:

Police in Lafayette, Louisiana, say they responded Thursday night to a report of a shooting at the Grand 16 Theatre.

“We think the shooter is deceased,” Police Chief Jim Craft said, according to CNN affiliate KATC. “Right now we’re in the middle of sorting this out.”

The shooting involved “multiple victims,” the police department tweeted. Police said they received the call about 7:30 p.m. CT.

Todd Moffatt, manager of a Mellow Mushroom pizza restaurant in the area, said 20 to 30 emergency vehicles had arrived on the scene. The area was locked down, he said.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal tweeted, “I’m on my way to Lafayette right now. Please say a prayer for the victims at Grand Theatre and their families.”

So sad. We’ll keep you updated as more details emerge on this incident.




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