Update: Oct. 25, 2018 10:02 AM EST:
Authorities have identified the Kroger shooter
as Gregory Alan Bush, 51, who is now facing two counts of murder and 10 counts of wanton endangerment in the shooting that left Vickie Jones and Maurice Stallard Sr. dead.
According to friends and family of Bush, he always carries a gun, and suffers from mental illness.
An unidentified black woman is now dead after she and a fellow shopper were killed during a shooting at a Kroger located in Jeffersontown, Kentucky Wednesday evening. According to Reuters
, the shooter randomly approached his victims, one in the parking lot of the grocery store and the other inside, and police have yet to figure out a motive.
“It does appear she was a random victim out in the parking lot,” said Jeffersontown Police Chief Sam Rogers. Rogers went on to say that the male victim, who was killed in the store, seemed to be random as well. “It does appear to be possibly the case.”
Steve Zinninger, a witness to the shooting, told reporters that his father confronted the shooter with his own gun drawn, but the shooter asked him not to shoot.
“He (the armed man) said, ‘please don’t shoot and I won’t shoot you,’ whites don’t kill whites,” Zinninger said.
The unidentified shooter was apprehended shortly after the shooting.