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Monday, April 23, 2018

Mass shooter is being sought
Four people died and tw were wounded in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Sunday morning. Police credited a customer with saving "many lives" by taking the weapon away from the gunman. Police identified the shooter as Travis Reinking, 29, a white man, 64 who weighs approximately 180 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Reinka has been added to the TBI's Ten Most Wanted list, and there is a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to his arrest. Reinking, who is described as mentally unstable, was arrested last year for being in a restricted area near the White House. After an investigation by police in Illinois and the FBI, authorities removed four guns from the suspect's home and gave them to his father. Police say it appears his father gave those guns back including the AR-15 assault rifle that Reinking allegedly used in the Sunday morning massacre. The suspect arrived at the restaurant in a pickup truck and sat in the parking lot for four minutes, shooting two people through a window with the assault rifle. He then went inside the restaurant where he continued firing. A 29-year-old male patron inside the restaurant, James Shaw, Jr, an electrical engineer, wrestled the rifle away from the suspect and tossed it over a counter. At the time of the 3:25 am shooting, Reinka was wearing only black pants and a coat. After the customer took the gun from him, the shooter took off his coat and ran away. Police say the abandoned truck was registered to him.

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