Boulder Shooting Update: Killer Ahmad Alissa To Be Charged Today With First Degree Murder

BOULDER, CO (March 23, 2021)—-today the Boulder Police provided an update regarding the shooting in a grocery store.  The victims  ages range from 20 through 65 years old. They were identified as Denny Strong, 20; Neven Stanisic, 23; Rikki Olds, 25; Tralona Bartkowiak, 49; Suzanne Fountain, 59; Teri Leiker, 51; Kevin Mahoney, 61; Lynn Murray, 62; and Jodi Waters, 65.

The suspect is  Ahmad Alissa of Colorado. He is a 21 year old who has lived in the United States(US) most of his life.  He received one wound to his leg and is being treated at a hospital, but he will be taken to the police station later this afternoon for processing. The motive is unknown and it is unknown if the killer is an American citizen, but he has lived in the U.S. most of his life according to officials.

The suspect will be charged with first degree murder of the 10 people—intentional murder with willful and premeditated intent to commit the crimes.  

Boulder Police named the Arvada, Colorado, resident as the injured suspect seen in video following the deadly mass shooting Monday at a King Soopers supermarket. The man allegedly opened fire on customers and killed a Boulder police officer, 51-year-old Eric Talley, during the shooting.  A law enforcement press release identified his full name as Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa. A Facebook page appearing to be that of the suspect features posts with quotes from the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.

Source:Boulder Police Department

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