Police: Suspect in fatal Waffle House shooting in custody


Police say the suspect in this weekend’s fatal shooting at a Waffle House is in custody, according to CNN.

Travis Reinking is suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House.

Reinking was wearing only a green jacket when he opened fire with an AR-15 in the Waffle House parking lot and then stormed the restaurant, police say. Four people were killed and four others were injured before a quick-thinking customer wrestled the assault weapon away, preventing more bloodshed.

Metropolitan Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said it’s not clear why Reinking opened fire on restaurant patrons, though he may have “mental issues.”

Authorities say last year, he tried to enter the White House to see President Donald Trump.

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