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USSuspect in grocery store shooting indicted on murder charges

01:35  01 november  2018
01:35  01 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

One killed in Kentucky supermarket shooting -local media

One killed in Kentucky supermarket shooting -local media At least one person was killed and there were multiple other victims after a shooting at a Kroger Co supermarket near Louisville, Kentucky, local media reported on Wednesday. A reporter for WDRB News said she spoke to a witness of the shooting who said a woman was killed by gunfire at the grocery store. The shooting was reported around 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT) at the grocery store in Jeffersontown, about 15 miles (24 km) from downtown Louisville, according to CBS affiliate WLKY-TV. The total number of victims and their conditions were not immediately known.

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Suspect in grocery store shooting indicted on murder charges© The Associated Press FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, Gregory Bush is arraigned on two counts of murder and 10 counts of wanton endangerment in Louisville, Ky. Bush, accused in the shooting deaths of two grocery store patrons in Kentucky has been indicted on two counts of murder. Prosecutors say Bush was indicted Wednesday, Oct. 31 by a Jefferson County grand jury in the shootings a week ago at a Kroger store in suburban Louisville. Bush also was indicted on one count of criminal attempted murder and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Bush's case will proceed to Jefferson County Circuit Court in Louisville. (Scott Utterback /Courier Journal via AP, Pool)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The white man accused of opening fire in a Kentucky grocery store and parking lot, killing two black people, was indicted Wednesday on murder charges, but it's too soon to determine if the death penalty will be sought, a prosecutor said.

Kentucky gunman attempted to enter predominantly black church minutes before grocery store shooting

Kentucky gunman attempted to enter predominantly black church minutes before grocery store shooting Oct. 26--The white man accused of gunning down two African-Americans at a grocery story in Kentucky was recorded on surveillance video attempting to enter a predominantly black church minutes before the deadly grocery store shooting. Gregory Bush, a 51-year-old from Louisville with a history of mental illness and violence, was arrested shortly after the attack Wednesday and charged with murder in the deaths of 67-year-old Vickie Lee Jones and 69-year-old Maurice Stallard. He's also facing an additional 10 counts of wanton endangerment.

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The suspect, Gregory A. Bush, was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of murder, one count of criminal attempted murder and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment stemming from the attack at a Kroger store in suburban Louisville last week.

Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Wine told reporters Wednesday that he first wants to talk to the victims' families before deciding whether to pursue the death penalty against Bush, 51.

"Quite frankly, it is too early to talk to them about that weighty decision," Wine said.

The prosecutor said he'll talk to the families "at the appropriate time," after they've had time to grieve.

Bush's indictment means his case will proceed to Jefferson County Circuit Court in Louisville.

Kroger shooting: Man who killed 2 tried to enter a predominantly black church minutes earlier

Kroger shooting: Man who killed 2 tried to enter a predominantly black church minutes earlier A white man who allegedly killed two people at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky tried to enter a predominantly black church nearby minutes before the fatal shooting, police said. The two people killed Wednesday -- Maurice Stallard and Vickie Jones -- were shot in the grocery store and the parking lot, respectively. CNN affiliate WDRB described both victims as black. Police arrested suspect Gregory A. Bush, 51, shortly after the shooting, which happened in the Louisville suburb of Jeffersontown. "Our hearts break for the families of the those we lost to the tragedy at the Jeffersontown Kroger," Russell M.

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Bush was seen on surveillance video trying to enter a historically black church minutes before the Kroger shootings but was not able to enter the church, police said. The police chief of the town outside Louisville where the shooting happened said he believes the killings were racially motivated.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Monday denounced the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and Kentucky grocery store shooting as hate crimes and said the death penalty should be applied.

Meanwhile, prosecutors on Wednesday identified the man they say first confronted Bush during the shooting as Dominic D. Rozier. The attempted murder charge against Bush stemmed from their exchange of gunfire, authorities said.

Rozier does not face any charges for firing at Bush, Wine said.

"There is no indication that he acted other than in self-protection for himself and for others," Wine said of Rozier.

Police chief: Race was a factor in Kentucky grocery slayings

Police chief: Race was a factor in Kentucky grocery slayings A police chief acknowledged that the killings of two black people at a Kentucky grocery store were racially motivated, days after the FBI announced that it is investigating the Kroger shootings as a potential federal hate crime. The Courier Journal reports Jeffersontown Police Chief Sam Rogers told the congregation at First Baptist Church on Sunday that racism is "the elephant in the room" of this case. Civil rights activists are calling for a hate crime prosecution of Gregory Bush.

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The wanton endangerment charges stemmed from the threats posed against Rozier's wife and the 12-year-old grandson of one of the victims during the shooting, prosecutors said.

Suspect in grocery store shooting indicted on murder charges© The Associated Press Employees wait outside the entrance of a Kroger grocery following a shooting that left two people dead and a suspect in custody, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Jeffersontown, Ky. A man fatally shot another man inside a Kroger grocery store, shot and killed a woman in the parking lot, and then exchanged fire with an armed bystander who intervened before he fled the scene on the outskirts of Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday, police said. He was captured shortly afterward. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

According to an arrest report, Bush walked into the Kroger, pulled a gun from his waist and shot a man in the back of the head, then kept shooting him multiple times. The report says Bush then reholstered his gun, walked outside and killed a woman in the parking lot. Each victim died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The victims were identified as Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vicki Lee Jones, 67. Bush, who is being held in a local jail, did not know either victim, Wine said.

Federal investigators are examining if there were any violations of federal law, including potential civil rights violations such as hate crimes, U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman in Louisville said.

Coleman said in a statement Wednesday that the investigation will be "thorough and prompt, aimed at collecting the evidence necessary to meet the standards required for charging under the federal hate crimes and related laws."

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