Several people are shocked after seeing a video that shows the terrifying moments when police encountered a suspect in a bank shooting in Louisville.
Three individuals were killed and numerous others were injured when a shooter opened fire inside a nearby bank on Friday, April 8. Police officers can be seen approaching the suspect’s car in the now-viral video as he exits while brandishing a gun.
The Louisville bank shooting has left the neighborhood in sadness as the victims’ loved ones attempt to cope with the tragedy.
Three individuals were killed and numerous more were injured when the shooter opened fire on unarmed civilians at the Fifth Third Bank in downtown Louisville.
The suspect, a 23-year-old Kentucky male, was ultimately shot and killed by police when he refused to give himself up.
The video clip, which was taken by a witness, shows law enforcement personnel approaching the suspect’s vehicle in a circumspect manner while keeping their firearms drawn.
As soon as the guy got out of the car, he started shooting at the officers, which prompted the officers to start shooting back at him.
As the officers take cover behind their trucks, the sound of gunshots can be heard reverberating over the entire neighborhood. After being shot by the officers, the suspect is seen in the clip tumbling to the ground.
Deputy Police Chief Paul Humphrey stated at a press conference on Monday that Louisville MetroSafe received a report of shots fired and a potential active shooter at the Old National Bank, located at 333 East Main Street.
The community is in disbelief and grieving as a result of the tragic events that followed the shooting.
The victims’ loved ones and friends have voiced their shock and disbelief at the devastating loss of life to which they have lost loved ones.
Counseling and support are being provided to the police officers who were involved in the shooting so that they can better cope with the horrific event they went through.