Louisville shooting live updates: 5 victims killed inside bank, 9 injured
ABC News – Emily Shapiro
April 10, 2023
Five victims were killed and nine others were injured in a mass shooting at a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday morning, according to police.
President Joe Biden tweeted Monday, “Once again, our nation mourns after a senseless act of gun violence.”
“Jill and I pray for the lives lost and impacted by today’s shooting. Too many Americans are paying for the price of inaction with their lives,” he wrote. “When will Republicans in Congress act to protect our communities?”
Two officers and seven civilians were injured in the Louisville shooting, according to the University of Louisville Hospital.
Republican leader and Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, who lives in Louisville, tweeted that he’s “devastated” by the news of Monday morning’s mass shooting.
“We send our prayers to the victims, their families, and the city of Louisville as we await more information,” McConnell tweeted.
His fellow Kentucky senator, Rand Paul, tweeted, “Our hearts break for the families of those lost.”
“This is awful. I have a very close friend that didn’t make it today. And I have another close friend who didn’t, either, and one who is at the hospital that I hope is gonna make it through,” Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said at a news conference.
“The safety of Old National Bank employees and everyone we serve in our banking center locations is paramount,” Jim Ryan, the CEO of Old National Bank, said in a statement. “As we await more details, we are deploying employee assistance support and keeping everyone affected by this tragedy in our thoughts and prayers.”
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