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Shooting Suspect Found Incompetent to Stand Trial

(Newser) - Update: A man accused of killing 10 people at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, in March will undergo a second evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial. State experts initially determined that Ahmad Alissa, now 22, is not able to stand trial because of an unspecified...

Big Gift Goes to Family of Boulder's Fallen Officer

Nonprofit is paying off mortgage for Eric Talley's wife and 7 kids

(Newser) - The family of slain Boulder police officer Eric Talley won't need to worry about their mortgage. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation, a nonprofit supporting families of fallen first responders and other service members, will pay it off, CNN reports. Talley, 51, left behind a wife and seven children. He...

Suspect in Boulder Shootings Passed Background Check

Owner says his shop then sold the defendant a weapon last week

(Newser) - The suspect in the Boulder mass shooting cleared the required background check before buying a gun last week at a Colorado shop, the store's owner said. The state Bureau of Investigation then approved the sale, the Denver Post reports. "We are absolutely shocked by what happened, and our...

Thousands Gather to Mourn Boulder Victims

'Our hearts are broken, and our festering wounds are split open once again'

(Newser) - About 2,000 people gathered for a vigil honoring the 10 people killed in the Colorado supermarket shooting Thursday night, just hours after attorneys for the shooting suspect asked during his first court appearance that he receive a mental health evaluation before the case against him proceeds. The memorial at...

King Soopers Employee Ran Back Into Store to Help Co-Worker

Workers say youngest mass shooting victim was like a little brother to them

(Newser) - Workers at the King Soopers in Boulder, Colo., targeted by a mass shooter on Monday were a close-knit group—and they are now mourning as if they had lost family members. Store employee Logan Ezra Smith, 20, tells CNN that he had been working as a barista at the Starbucks...

Suspect's Family Took Gun From Him 2 Days Before Shooting

And more on the tragedy in Colorado

(Newser) - The family of accused Colorado grocery store shooter Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa took a gun away from him just two days before the shooting. The 21-year-old's sister-in-law says he appeared to be fiddling with a "machine gun," and he told family members a bullet had gotten stuck....

Suspect Bought Gun 6 Days Before Massacre

Brother says Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa was 'paranoid'

(Newser) - The suspect in Monday's mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, bought a long gun less than a week earlier, according to court documents. An arrest warrant affidavit states that Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa carried a handgun and a Ruger AR-556 long gun that he had bought six days before the...

Victims in Boulder Were Ages 20 to 65
21-Year-Old Charged
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21-Year-Old Charged in Boulder Massacre

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa charged with 10 counts of murder; victims ranged in age from 20 to 65

(Newser) - Police in Boulder have identified the suspected gunman in Monday's mass shooting , though they're still not speculating about a motive. The alleged shooter at the King Soopers supermarket is 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa from nearby Arvada, Colo., report the Washington Post and the Denver Post . Boulder County...

Officer Killed in Supermarket Leaves Behind 7 Children

Eric Talley is among 10 killed in King Soopers store in Boulder

(Newser) - Only one of the 10 fatalities from Monday's mass shooting at a Colorado supermarket has been identified so far—51-year-old Boulder officer Eric Talley, reports the Denver Post . Talley, among the first officers to enter the supermarket, leaves behind a wife and seven children, per the Washington Post . “...

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