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Waffle House shooting: Naked gunman kills four in US

According To The Police, The “person Of Interest' In The Waffle House Shooting Was Identified As 29-year-old Travis Reinking, A Resident Of Morton, IL.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 22 Apr 2018, 06:26:37 PM
Waffle House shooting suspect (Pic Courtesy: Twitter/@MNPDNashville)

New Delhi:

A naked gunman on Sunday shot dead four people and wounded at least 6 more at a Waffle House restaurant in landlocked US state of Tennessee.

The incident took place at around 3:25 am when a man wearing nothing but a green jacket stormed the restaurant in Antioch, part of the Nashville area.

The gunmen later removed his jacket and continued firing indiscriminately, Metro Nashville Police said.

"A patron wrestled away the gunman's rifle. He was nude & fled on foot. He is a white man with short hair," authorities said.

According to the police, the “person of interest” in the Waffle House shooting was identified as 29-year-old Travis Reinking, a resident of Morton, IL.

"Travis Reinking, 29, of Morton, IL, is person of interest in Waffle House shooting," Metro Nashville PD tweeted.

“Vehicle the gunman arrived in is registered to him. Gunman last seen walking south on Murfreesboro Pike. He shed is coat and is nude. See Reinking? Pls call 615-862-8600 immediately,” the tweet further read.

So far, the motive of the shooting was not cleared but the police suspect it to be a random one. 

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First Published : 22 Apr 2018, 06:22:56 PM