Gunman in Florida grocery store shooting that killed grandmother and 1-year-old is identified
June 11, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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The Palm Beach County, Florida, sheriff's office has identified the gunman in a fatal shooting at a Publix supermarket Thursday as 55-year-old Timothy J. Wall.
(CNN)The Palm Beach County, Florida, sheriff's office has identified the gunman in a fatal shooting at a Publix supermarket Thursday as 55-year-old Timothy J.
According to authorities, Wall fatally shot a grandmother and her 1-year-old grandson inside the Royal Palm Beach grocery store before killing himself.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office previously said there is no known relationship between the shooter and the victims, who will remain unidentified after their families invoked Marsy's Law. The sheriff's office responded to the shooting at about 11:40 a. m. , per the sheriff's office, and witnesses describe a chaotic scene after gunshots rang out, with people running for their lives.
Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay issued a statement asking for thoughts and prayers for the victims' family and painted the shooting as yet another example of the scourge of American gun violence.