Tuesday, 30 November 2021

4 killed, 3 injured in Tennessee Waffle House shooting

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Waffle House shattered glass from gunfire. PHOTO: FOX 17 News

NASHVILLE: Four people were killed and three others were wounded in a shooting inside a Waffle House at 3571 Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch near Pin Hook Road.

Metro Nashville Police told Fox 17 News the shooting took place at approximately 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

According to police at the scene, a white man with short hair walked into the the restaurant and opened fire. A patron at the restaurant says the suspect exited his truck, opened fire into the restaurant, then entered.

Police are describing the gun the suspect used as a rifle, which a patron managed to wrestle away. The suspect then fled the scene, shedding a trench coat. He is believed to be naked or wearing just black pants at this time.

Metro Nashville Police identified 29-year-old Travis Reinking, of Morton, Illinois, as a person of interest in the shooting. Police say the gunman arrived in a vehicle registered to Reinking.

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