Louisville, KY – Police have just stopped an active shooter at the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville after multiple people were shot.
“There are multiple casualties,” the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department (LMPD) tweeted, describing the situation as an “active aggressor.”
The incident occurred at the Old National Bank located in the 300-block of East Main Street on April 10, close to Louisville Slugger Field and Waterfront Park, according to WHAS.
Witnesses described the gunman has having a “long assault rifle” and firing multiple shots inside the bank on the first floor near the conference room.
“He just started firing,” one witness told WHAS. “I didn’t see his face. We were in the conference room. Whoever was next to me got shot, their blood’s on me.”
Other witnesses described seeing responding police officers getting into a gunfight with the suspect in the bank.
Multiple wounded civilians were seen being carried out of the bank, WHAS reported.
It’s not yet known how many people have been shot and whether any have been killed, but there have been unconfirmed reports of multiple people dead and multiple wounded victims being transported to nearby hospitals.
Shortly after 10 am, police officials said “the suspected shooter has been neutralized.”
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Police in Louisville say 'the suspected shooter has been neutralized' after shooting at bank building.
— WTVC NewsChannel 9 (@newschannelnine) April 10, 2023
We are confirming reports of an active aggressor in the 300 block of East Main. Please stay out of the area. There are multiple casualties.
— LMPD (@LMPD) April 10, 2023
BREAKING: An active shooting is underway at and around the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville. Details:
– Authorities say this is another 'Mass casualty incident'. Multiple casualties confirmed.
– Officers heard yelling: “Active shooter at the bank” as he told traffic… pic.twitter.com/YRsVRzWcGq
— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) April 10, 2023
Video from a witness shows a chaotic scene at Old National Bank in downtown Louisville.
“Active shooter at the bank” an officer screams as multiple gunshots are fired on the background.
The details emerging from this are very grim. pic.twitter.com/Ax3Gc5imNg
— Dalton Godbey (@DaltonTVNews) April 10, 2023
LMPD has confirmed a shooting situation in downtown Louisville with multiple casualties. I am headed there now. Please pray for all of the families impacted and for the city of Louisville. ^AB
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) April 10, 2023
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