Our reporting indicates that at least five people were shot to death Monday morning at Old National Bank in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Nine other people were also injured in the shooting, and two officers from Louisville were among the victims.
UPDATE: University Hospital says there were 7 civilian victims and 2 officer victims.
9 total victims now in the bank shooting in Louisville, Kentucky.
— Dalton Godbey (@DaltonTVNews) April 10, 2023
The motive for the shooting is unknown, but multiple reports suggest that the shooter in the incident was 25-year-old Connor Sturgeon, who was an employee at the bank.
News: The Louisville shooter is a 25-year old named Connor Sturgeon. I’m told he was an employee at the bank.
— Karol Markowicz (@karol) April 10, 2023
Sturgeon has often been referred to by some as an ex-employee. However, there are reports that suggest that he was a former employee. His LinkedIn profile, however, listed Sturgeon as a “Syndications Associate”, and “Portfolio Banker at Old National Bank.”
JUST IN: 25-year-old Connor Sturgeon, an employee at Old National Bank has been identified as the Louisville shooter. pic.twitter.com/Zwi3AwgPeY
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It is also being reported that Sturgeon allegedly sent a text to a friend prior to the shooting regarding his intention to “shoot up the bank.”
Prior to the incident, Sturgeon allegedly sent a text message to a friend expressing suicidal thoughts and a desire to “shoot up the bank.”
We’ll keep you updated on any new developments.