The Washington Post

Gunman kills 3 before bystander shoots him

- — Bryan Pietsch and Praveena Somasundar­am

A gunman shot and killed three people and injured two others at a mall outside Indianapol­is on Sunday evening before he was fatally shot by a “good Samaritan” bystander, officials said.

The gunman, an adult male, was armed with a long gun and appears to have acted alone, Chief Jim Ison of the Greenwood Police Department said. Police did not yet have a motive.

Officers responded about

6 p.m. local time to the food court in Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, a city just south of Indianapol­is. A good Samaritan who was in the vicinity shot and killed the gunman, Ison said. He added that he believed the bystander had a handgun.

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