Police announced that the armed attack on the bank in the US state of Kentucky was carried out by 23-year-old Connor Sturgeon, a bank employee, and the attacker broadcast the attack live on social media.
Police shared new information about the attack on the Old National bank in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. The Louisville Metro Police Department announced that the attacker was 23-year-old Connor Sturgeon, a bank employee, and broadcast the attack live on social media. Noting that the attacker was shot dead in a clash with the police, the police stated that 5 people, including the attacker, were killed and 9 people were injured in the attack. It was stated that among the injured, there was one police officer who was shot in the head and whose health condition was critical.
In the news based on law enforcement in the US press, it was reported that the attacker was informed that he would be fired before the attack.Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that his friends were among those who lost their lives in tears and injured.
Biden’s call to Congress
“How many more Americans have to die before Republicans in Congress take action to protect our society,” US President Joe Biden said in the wake of the attack, urging Congress to pass laws that make it harder to buy firearms.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit group, there have been 146 gunshots so far this year in the United States that have killed 4 or more people.