July 18, 2022
A gunman killed 3 people at an Indiana mall before he was shot dead by an armed bystander.
Investigators believe the unidentified gunman, an adult man, was shot and killed by a lawfully armed 22-year-old man who “observed the shooting in progress,” Ison said.Greenwood Police Chief Jim Ison
“But I’m going to tell you, the real hero of the day is the citizen that was lawfully carrying a firearm in that food court and was able to stop this shooter almost as soon as he began,” Ison said.
On Sunday evening, Meyers also thanked the person who fatally shot the gunman during the attack.
“This person saved lives tonight,” the mayor said in another statement. “On behalf of the City of Greenwood, I am grateful for his quick action and heroism in this situation.”