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Armed shopper stops mall shooter

Greenwood Park Mall Associated Press/Photo by Darron Cummings, file

Armed shopper stops mall shooter

A man with a rifle opened fire in the food court of an Indianapolis-area mall Sunday, killing three people and injuring two. A bystander who was legally carrying a firearm shot and killed the suspect before he could do more harm.

What do we know about the people involved? Police said the bystander was a 22-year-old man from nearby Bartholomew County. Four of the victims were female and one was male, Greenwood Police Department Chief Jim Ison said. One of the injured is a 12-year-old girl, who was in stable condition Sunday. Police said they would release more information about the shooting Monday.

Dig deeper: Read WORLD’s coverage of recent mass shootings.

Lynde Langdon

Lynde is WORLD’s executive editor for news. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kan.


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