Gunman kills 3 in Indiana mall before being fatally shot by armed bystander: What we know

Gunman kills 3 in Indiana mall before being fatally shot by armed bystander: What we know

INDIANAPOLIS – The victims of a mass shooting were identified Monday, a day after a gunman opened fire inside an Indiana shopping mall before being fatally shot by an armed bystander.

The shooter, identified as Jonathan Douglas Sapirman, 20, of Greenwood, Indiana, killed three people and injured two in the food court at the Greenwood Park Mall on Sunday before closing time, police said.

Emergency responders wait outside after a shooting Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, Indiana, 14 miles south of Indianapolis.

Emergency responders wait outside after a shooting Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, Indiana, 14 miles south of Indianapolis.
He was killed by Elisjsha Dicken, 22, of Seymour, Indiana, a mall patron who was legally carrying a gun, according to authorities.

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"The real hero of the day is the citizen that was lawfully carrying a firearm in that food court and was able to stop the shooter almost as soon as he began," Greenwood Police Chief Jim Ison said.

Authorities received the first emergency calls at 6:05 p.m. from the mall in Greenwood, a city with a population of 60,000 14 miles south of Indianapolis.

Here’s what we know about the Greenwood Park Mall shooting:

Indianapolis Star