Police make arrest in deadly Louisville Kroger shooting

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. (AP) – The Latest on the fatal shooting at a Kentucky grocery store (all times local):

12:05 p.m.

The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky has identified one of the victims in the Kroger grocery shooting as the father of one of his staff assistants.

Mayor Greg Fischer said Thursday he’s “sick and heartbroken” that two people were shot to death, and says the tragedy “hit close to home.”

The local coroner’s office identified the victims as Maurice Stallard and Vicki Lee Jones.

Stallard is father of Kellie Watson, who serves in the mayor’s office as his chief racial equity officer.

Police said Stallard was shot in the back of the head inside the store and Jones was killed in the parking lot.

Gregory Alan Bush was booked early Thursday on two counts of murder and 10 counts of felony wanton endangerment


10 a.m.

An arrest citation says a man charged with fatally shooting two people at a Kentucky grocery store shot the first victim in the back of the head.

The document says 51-year-old Gregory Bush walked to the back of the Louisville Kroger store, pulled a gun from his waistband and shot a man in the back of the head, and then kept shooting the man multiple times “as he was down on the floor.”

Police say Bush then re-holstered his gun as he exited the store, and once outside, he shot another victim, a woman, several times.

Police say Bush then encountered an armed civilian and the two fired at each other in the parking lot. Neither were injured. Bush is charged with two counts of murder and 10 counts of wanton endangerment.


LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (WHAS) — Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for killing two people at a Louisville Kroger on Wednesday.

Original story here.

According to WHAS in Louisville, that man is 51-year-old Gregory Alan Bush.

He is charged with two counts of murder and 10 counts of wanton endangerment.

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