Colorado shooting victims: Shop owner, actress, 'spitfire'
Rikki Olds, 25, an employee of King Soopers, was slain Monday, March 22, 2021, in the supermarket shooting that killed multiple people in Boulder, Colo. AdTERI LEIKERA longtime King Soopers employee, she was a “spitfire” who felt free to yell “hello" across the store when colleagues came in to work, Giffen said. LYNN MURRAYShe was shopping at King Soopers, where a friend’s daughter had seen her. A front-end manager at King Soopers, Olds aspired to work her way up to store manager. Ad“She was just the funkiest, silliest, most wonderful person," said Giffen, who remembered talking with Olds about a customer complaint Monday.
Colorado shooting suspect prone to rage, delusions, officials say
“I just really am having a hard time understanding why me and my friends deserve to die,” she said, wondering why the gunman chose to target the Boulder store specifically. The 21-year-old suspect, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, was in jail and scheduled to make his first court appearance Thursday on murder charges. We’re a part of their community.”AdThe attack was the nation’s deadliest mass shooting since a 2019 assault on a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people. According to two law enforcement officials, Alissa was born in Syria in 1999, emigrated to the U.S. as a toddler and later became a U.S. citizen. The law enforcement official said the suspect’s family told investigators that he had delusions and that they believed he had some type of mental illness.
‘They’re responding to the unknown:’ Orlando police chief reminds of officers’ sacrifices after Colorado mass shooting
ORLANDO, Fla. – Across the country, flags are at half-staff in honor of the victims of a deadly mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday. [TRENDING: ‘Tragedy and nightmare:’ 10 killed in Colorado | Fla. woman who coughed on cancer patients could face jail time | AstraZeneca may have used outdated info in vaccine trial]AdOrlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón is reacting to the tragedy. https://t.co/4NxhmiBTJ2 — Chief Orlando Rolón (@OrlandoPDChief) March 23, 2021He said what happened in Boulder is devastating all the way around, but is also an example of the sacrifice made by officers daily. He said his department has made changes especially after the Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando and the shooting in Las Vegas. There’s now a growing memorial outside of the Orlando Police Department in Valencia’s honor.
Colorado authorities investigating mass shooting at supermarket
Colorado authorities investigating mass shooting at supermarket An investigation is underway after 10 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Colorado supermarket Monday. One of the victims was Boulder police officer Eric Talley, who was responding to the scene. CBS News’ Elise Preston joined “CBSN AM” with the latest.cbsnews.com
Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3
The shooter was a member of the Saudi military who was in aviation training at the base, Florida Gov. Earlier Friday, two U.S. officials identified the student as a second lieutenant in the Saudi Air Force, and said authorities were investigating whether the attack was terrorism-related. One of the Navy's most historic and storied bases, Naval Air Station Pensacola sprawls along the waterfront southwest of the city's downtown and dominates the economy of the surrounding area. The base is also home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team, and includes the National Naval Aviation Museum, a popular regional tourist attraction. The shooting is the second at a U.S. naval base this week.
Crime expert on why San Bernardino mass shooting is an "outlier"
The San Bernardino massacre does not fit the pattern of other recent mass shootings. Eugene O'Donnell, professor of law and policy studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a former New York City police officer, joins “CBS This Morning” discuss what investigators will be focusing on in this type of deadly shooting.cbsnews.com