2 dead in Kentucky restaurant shooting
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE/Gray News) – Police made an arrest after two people were killed in a shooting at a crowded Okolona restaurant Thursday night.
Karson Reitz, 21, of Shepherdsville, is charged with two counts of murder, WAVE reported.
The calls came in around 8 p.m. on reports of a shooting at the roosters, police confirmed.
Maj. Dave Allen of the Louisville Metro Police Department said officers arrived and found two men who had been shot.
One of the men was shot inside the restaurant and pronounced dead at the scene.
The other injured person was rushed to hospital, where he died.
The coroner’s office identified the two victims as Michael Miller, 48, and Bradley Cross, 51.
Police say the suspect was seen on security video showing the firearm and discharging it, striking both victims. The suspect gave a statement to police admitting to the shooting.
“It’s horribly tragic every time that happens, especially on a week like this,” Allen said. “The department itself has had a tough week, so for these officers to be back here in something like this and then working with family members, the homicide unit as well, it’s just a tough time. must see for anyone.”
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