Shooting in Kellerberrin – A man in his 25th year took his own life after turning the gun on himself during a standoff that ensued after a fatal shooting in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. After a massive manhunt, the Washington State Police revealed that the suspect, Lachlan Bowles, had passed away at the scene shortly after 6 o’clock in the evening. Bowles had shot and killed a coworker at a silo manufacturing company early on Thursday morning.
Earlier, the police had issued a warning to the people of Kellerberrin, which is located approximately 200 kilometers east of Perth, to remain indoors as they looked for Bowles. They had previously labeled Bowles as an “active shooter” and stated that he should not be approached. According to the police, Bowles went to his place of employment, Moylan Grain Silos, on Thursday morning and fatally shot a coworker who was in his forties. Another coworker who was present during the killing and the aftermath described the event as “shocking.”
After that, Bowles allegedly ran away to a field around 20 kilometers north of the town, where he was subsequently discovered and cornered by officers from the Tactical Response Group. They talked with him for several hours before the police revealed, during a press conference that took place shortly before 5 p.m., that he had shot himself. The police suspect that an argument between the two guys was the cause of the shooting.
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Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers told The Associated Press that a patron hit the guy with a firearm. Suthers said the gunman’s attacker had him held down when police arrived. Investigators identified the suspect as Anderson Lee Aldrich, who was being treated for injuries.
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