An attack in a cinema which left two people dead and nine others injured before the gunman killed himself has left the world in shock. Immediately after the incident, Police refused to disclose the identity of the shooter as they first sought to determine if he acted alone or if it was an isolated incident.
Police have finally revealed that the gunman who opened fire at the crowded movie theater was John Russell Houser, a 59 year old white man.
Lafayette Police chief said at a news conference; “It is apparent he was intent on shooting and escaping” but he was cornered by police and forced back into the cinema after the attack where he finally took his own life.
It is the second such attack on a movie theater after James Holmes opened fire in a cinema in Colorado on the premier of the movie “The Dark Knight Rises”. James Holmes was found guilty a week ago.