Yesterday evening, a mass shooting occurred at a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, leaving five people dead and nine others injured. The Louisville police department is investigating the incident to determine what led up to the shooting.
Several victims remain hospitalized and one police officer, who was critically injured in the line of duty while trying to stop the shooter, is also undergoing treatment. The officer, who had just graduated from the police academy on March 31, is said to be in critical condition.
According to eyewitnesses, the shooting was a chaotic and terrifying scene, with people running and screaming as gunshots rang out. The shooter, who has not been identified, was taken into custody shortly after the incident.
Some are calling the shooting a direct result of legislative inaction, as there have been calls for stricter gun control measures in the state. Others are mourning the loss of life and expressing condolences to the families impacted by this tragedy.
The investigation is ongoing as law enforcement officials work to piece together what happened and bring those responsible to justice. The community is coming together to support one another during this difficult time.