The Springfield Police Department says it responded to a potential threat at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Republic Rd. near Golden Avenue, Thursday afternoon.
"The Springfield Police Department says it responded to a call of an active shooter at the Walmart Neighborhood Market at Republic Rd., near Golden Ave., Thursday evening.
The Springfield Police Department arrived on scene within three minutes of the call. Police stated that a young white male, appearing to be in his twenties, pulled up to the Walmart, where he donned body armor and military fatigues. Police say the man had tactical weapons. ..."
What an absolute moron - any time, and doubly so in the wake of El Paso and Dayton.
P.S. - other, better pictures I've seen appear to show his firearm to be a braced pistol - iow, an AR-15 pistol. Regardless, he's still a moron and worse.