Waffle House Gunman Arrested After Killing 4 in Nashville, US – KEY Facts About the Shooter + Video (UPD)

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A gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, CNN reports

Read the details on Nexter.org.

Updated April 24 (8:00 EST):

  • Travis Reinking was arrested after 1 p.m. in a wooded area near his Nashville apartment;
  • He is accused of four counts of criminal homicide;
  • He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday;
  • Reinking was with a backpack that full firearms, ammunition, and a flashlight.

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Source: CNN

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Source: CNN

Main facts about the accident

  • A gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, opened fire and killed four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee.

Source: Google

  • He reportedly opened fire at the restaurant in Antioch, southeast of Nashville at 3:19 a.m;
  • The motive of the shooter is unknown and police warn that he may still be armed with a gun;
  • Police report he was naked and after the shooting escaped the into the woods. He isn’t arrested and might be still armed;
  • Victims: Taurean C. Sanderlin, 29, Joe R. Perez, 20,  Akilah Dasilva, 23, and DeEbony Groves, 21;

Source: Newsy

  • The police is currently looking for the gunman and reported, “A man believed to be Travis Reinking was last seen in a wood line near Discovery at Mountain View Apts. on Mountain Springs Drive near the Waffle House.”

  • One of the residents of the city showed the police looking for the suspect via Twitter:

KEY facts about the shooter

  • The shooter, Travis Reinking, is from Morton, Illinois;
  • He worked in construction and was fired from a job about three weeks ago;
  • Also, Reinking was arrested by the Secret Service for trespassing near the White House in 2017 – he wanted to meet with US President Donald Trump;
  • After the incident, four firearms were taken from Reinking by the police and later given to his father. As turned out, the father returned the guns to Reinking;
  • Reinking experienced a delusional episode involving Taylor Swift;

Source: WJLA

A hero in the shooting

James Shaw Jr., 29, is being called ‘hero’ as he reportedly disarmed the shooter and threw his weapon over the counter.

He says he only made a quick decision in order to save himself and the residents of the city from being shot.

Source: Twitter

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Waffle House Gunman Arrested After Killing 4 in Nashville, US - KEY Facts About the Shooter + Video (UPD)
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Waffle House Gunman Arrested After Killing 4 in Nashville, US - KEY Facts About the Shooter + Video (UPD)
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A gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, CNN reports. 
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