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Joshua Barrick, 40, Thomas Elliot, 63, Juliana Farmer, 45, and James Tutt, 64, were killed at Old National Bank, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.
The four persons murdered in Monday’s mass shooting at a bank in downtown Louisville, Ky., have been identified by authorities.
Joshua Barrick, 40, Thomas Elliot, 63, Juliana Farmer, 45, and James Tutt, 64, were killed at Old National Bank, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. It was unclear whether the victims were bank personnel or customers. Authorities identified the shooter as Connor Sturgeon, 23, a current employee at Old National who was also killed. In the incident, Sturgeon is believed to have used a firearm. The reason for the shooting was not revealed.
According to investigators, Sturgeon was killed after a confrontation with police, however, it is unclear if he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound or from police gunfire. In addition to the deceased, the gunshot injured nine people. According to authorities, three victims, including newly sworn-in police officer Nickolas Wilt, 26, are in serious condition, three others are in non-critical condition, and three more have been released.
Joshua Barrick, 40, Thomas Elliot, 63, Juliana Farmer, 45, and James Tutt, 64,
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LMPD Deputy Chief Paul Humphrey said during a press conference that dispatchers received a call at about 8:30 a.m. ET reported an active shooter at the Old National Bank. When they arrived, shots were still being fired, and the authorities and the gunman were exchanging fire. According to a statement issued by Old National Bank, members of the bank’s leadership team are on the scene in Louisville.
“The safety of Old National Bank employees and everyone we serve in our banking center locations is of the utmost importance,” said Old National CEO Jim Ryan in a statement. “While we await further information, we are providing employee assistance and keeping everyone affected by this tragedy in our thoughts and prayers.” The shooting on Monday came barely two weeks after three children and three adults were slain in a mass shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville.
Authorities are urging anyone with information on the incident in Louisville to call 574-LMPD.