Brutal shootings of civilians in Arizona, four people, including a child, were killed and the perpetrators were eventually committed suicide.
According to Reuters, the incident occurred in a residential complex in the city of Gilbert, Arizona. Local police said that the shooting took place on Wednesday afternoon local time (Thursday morning GMT).
Police Sergeant Bill Balafas revealed that a man opened fire in front of a house. He drew two pistols and rifles shotgun.
The youngest victim of one or two years. The little girl eventually died after being rushed to a nearby hospital. Four other people were killed, including a gunman, were two men and two women.
Local media reported that two schools near the shooting scene immediately guarded. “Everyone here is very shocked and worried, because it had never happened before. Environment here is very calm,” said a resident named Scott Kirkwood.
Police are still investigating the identity of the perpetrator and the motive for the shooting. However, citing a number of witnesses, The Arizona Republic newspaper, which cited news station Fox News, reported that the shooter is known named Jason “JT” Ready. He was known as a follower of the neo-Nazi who ran for the police officers (Sheriff) in Pinal County Police Chief.
So far not known motive in the shooting that occurred Gilbert Town residential complex, this Phoenix. But note that the offender has a number of weapons used in action. Police managed to find 2 pieces of pistols and a shotgun from the scene.
Gilbert Police said the gunman committed suicide after the act. Currently there is no information on the identity of perpetrators and victims.