67°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
85°
67°
0%
Thu
88°
67°
10%
Fri
87°
57°
10%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Sheriff: Man who opened fire at Nevada restaurant dies

3 years ago Tuesday, September 06, 2011 12:19:45 PM CDT September 06, 2011 Tuesday, September 06 2011 Sep 6, 2011 in News
Source: Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Authorities say the man who opened fire at an IHOP restaurant in Nevada's capital city has died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong says the man opened fire at the restaurant at 9 a.m. Tuesday, wounding six people and himself and killing two uniformed National Guard members and a third
person.

He then shot himself and was transported to a hospital, where he died.

Nevada National Guard Sgt. Mike Getten says it wasn't immediately clear if the gunman had any connection with the military or the Guard.

He says Guard members were meeting at the restaurant.

Furlong noted the shooting appeared to be an isolated incident.

 

 

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
67°
60°
Wed
AM Clouds / PM Sun
85°
67°
Thu
Partly Cloudy
88°
67°
Fri
Mostly Sunny
87°
57°
Sat
AM Clouds / PM Sun
75°
52°