BOULDER, CO. (THECOUNT) — Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa has been identified as the Colorado man facing murder charges Tuesday in the Monday shooting rampage at a Boulder supermarket.
Alissa, 21, opened fire at the King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, leaving 10 people dead, including a police officer Monday.
“The Boulder shooting suspect, identified as Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, was shot in the leg, [Police Chief] Herold said,” according to USA Today. “He was expected to be released from a hospital Tuesday and then booked into the county jail,” reports say.
“Police have so far offered no detail about the motive for the shooting. Herold said officers were dispatched at 2:40 p.m. upon receiving a call about a potential active shooter in the King Soopers grocery store,” according to Forbes.
Geo quick facts: Boulder is a city at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in northern Colorado. To the west, the trail-lined Flatirons are craggy rock formations overlooking the city. Downtown’s pedestrian Pearl Street Mall includes art galleries, cafes, restaurants and boutiques. The University of Colorado Boulder campus is home to the Fiske Planetarium and the Museum of Natural History, with zoology and anthropology exhibits – wikipedia.