2021 Boulder shooting

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2021 Boulder shooting
Part of mass shootings in the United States
Boulder King Soopers parking lot (Green Mountain - panoramio (2) (cropped)).jpg
The King Soopers parking lot where the shooting began (2016)
LocationTable Mesa neighborhood of Boulder, Colorado, U.S.
Coordinates39°59′01″N 105°15′05″W / 39.98361°N 105.25139°W / 39.98361; -105.25139Coordinates: 39°59′01″N 105°15′05″W / 39.98361°N 105.25139°W / 39.98361; -105.25139
DateMarch 22, 2021 (2021-03-22)
c. 2:30 p.m. – 3:28 p.m. (MDT)
TargetPeople at a King Soopers supermarket
Attack type
Mass shooting
Non-fatal injuries
1 (the suspect)
MotiveUnder investigation[3]
AccusedAhmad Al Aliwi Al-Issa[4]
Charges10 counts of first-degree murder, 1 count of attempted murder

On March 22, 2021, a mass shooting happened at a King Soopers supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, United States. Ten people were killed, including an on-duty police officer.

The suspected shooter, 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Al-Issa, was arrested by police after they shot him in the right leg. He was briefly hospitalized[5] before being moved to the county jail.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nieberg, Patty; Peipert, Thomas; Slevin, Colleen (March 22, 2021). "Colorado suspect got assault weapon 6 days before shooting". Associated Press. Retrieved March 24, 2021.
  2. Ryan, Josiah (2021-03-22). "10 people were killed in Boulder shooting, says police chief". CNN. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  3. Nieberg, Patty; Anderson, James (26 March 2021). "Colorado shooting suspect passed check in legal gun purchase". Associated Press. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  4. Blest, Paul (March 23, 2021). "The Boulder Shooting Suspect Has Been Identified". Vice News. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
  5. Holcombe, Madeline (2021-03-24). "The terrifying hour as employees and shoppers hid when a gunman went on a shooting spree at a Colorado grocery store". CNN. Retrieved 2021-03-24.
  6. Toropin, Konstantin (2021-03-23). "Boulder shooting suspect booked into county jail". CNN. Retrieved 2021-03-23.