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    (CNN)The 22-year-old suspect in a deadly mass shooting at a Colorado supermarket has been deemed "incompetent to stand trial currently" by a doctor, according to Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty, following a second court-ordered competency evaluation.The suspect was declared incompetent to stand trial by evaluators in October, according to court documents. But prosecutors in the case were granted a second hearing. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, is accused of opening fire on March 22 at the King Soopers store in Boulder leaving ten people dead, including a store manager and a police officer. He faces a total of 54 charges, including ten counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. "We appeared in open court earlier today to talk about, with the court, the recent competency evaluation that came back in the case of the King Soopers shooter. In the second court order of competency evaluation, the doctor who is a widely-respected expert found the shooter to be incompetent to stand trial," Dougherty said. This is Alissa's third evaluation, according to Dougherty. The suspected shooter was evaluated by a...
    The 21-year-old Arvada man charged with 54 crimes in connection with the March mass shooting at a Boulder King Soopers could face even more charges in the future, Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty said Thursday. The district attorney’s office late Wednesday added 43 counts to the 11 charges Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa faced for the March 22 attack at the grocery store on Table Mesa Drive that killed 10 people, including a responding police officer. The new charges included 32 counts of attempted first-degree murder and listed 11 police officers and seven civilians as victims. The amended charging document now lists the victims in the order they were killed and fired upon, Dougherty said, with two distinct entries by police. The first entry into the store by police included Officer Eric Talley, one of the 10 people killed, and two other Boulder police officers. “They charged in,” Doughtery said of the first three officers, “and less than 30 seconds after Officer Talley was tragically shot and killed, a second wave of officers… charged back into the King Soopers.” Alissa...
    Freshman Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) said in a recent interview he believes the man alleged to have carried out a mass shooting in a Colorado supermarket last week was inspired to violence following U.S. airstrikes in Syria, which he called a “failed policy” of the Biden administration. Cawthorn made his remarks in an interview with a CBS affiliate in North Carolina that was surveying lawmakers' attitudes towards gun reform legislation in the wake of the shooting in Boulder, which left 10 people dead, including a police officer. The youngest lawmaker in Congress said he opposes any legislation that would “restrict people from obtaining a firearm" and called for increased access to mental health services but added he believes President BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden may find zero GOP support for jobs plan Republicans don't think Biden really wants to work with them Lack of cyber funds in Biden infrastructure plan raises eyebrows MORE's policy in Syria is also to blame.  “I think this is really a failed policy by the Joe Biden administration because they just started dropping bombs on Syria last...
    (CNN)Vigilant community members attuned to warning signs from potential shooters were instrumental in thwarting many school attacks between 2006 and 2018, according to a report from the US Secret Service that gives new insight into how attention to concerning behavior can stave off mass shootings beyond schools.The Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Center explored 67 cases in which either current or former students and others planned to carry out violence directed toward schools, staff or at least one other student between 2006 and 2018 but were stopped before they could harm anyone.RELATED: 1 in 5 Colorado high school students say they have easy access to firearmsIn every case of a thwarted attack, a member of the community -- such as a fellow student, school staff member or a parent -- contributed to stopping the attack. The report highlighted a startling incident in which a mother discovered kitchen knives were missing and contacted her son's school. When the child was removed from class, knives, a handgun and more than 460 rounds of ammunition were discovered in the child's backpack. He was...
    The memorial at the King Soopers on Table Mesa in Boulder, United States on March 24, 2021. Rachel Woolf for The Washington Post via Getty Images A Colorado gun store owner said the Boulder shooting suspect passed a background check to buy a gun. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, has been charged with 10 counts of murder in the deadly shooting. The shooting has reignited a roiling public debate over gun control measures and their efficacy. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The man charged with killing 10 people in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, legally purchased his gun after passing a background check, the gun store owner said. John Mark Eagleton, the owner of Eagles Nest Armory, confirmed in a statement that his business sold the gun used in the shooting, and that the buyer — shooting suspect Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa — had been approved as per Colorado law. "Ensuring every sale that occurs at our shop is lawful, has always been and will always remain the highest priority for our...
    BOULDER, Colo. -- The suspect in the Colorado supermarket shootings bought a gun before the shooting at a local gun store after passing a background check, the store's owner said Friday.John Mark Eagleton, owner of Eagles Nest Armory in the Denver suburb of Arvada, said in a statement that his store was cooperating with authorities as they investigate the Monday shooting that killed 10 people, including a police officer.Eagleton said the suspect in the shooting, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, passed a background check conducted by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation before purchasing the firearm.Authorities previously said Alissa, 21, purchased the AR-15 style gun used in the mass shooting on March 16, six days before Monday's fatal shootings. Alissa is from Arvada.RELATED: Police officer among 10 victims killed in Colorado supermarket shooting, officials sayEMBED More News Videos The suspect accused of opening fire inside a crowded Colorado supermarket was a 21-year-old man who purchased an assault weapon less than a week earlier. "We are absolutely shocked by what happened and our hearts are broken for the victims and families that are...
    The suspect charged with killing 10 people in a Boulder grocery store earlier this week passed a background check and lawfully purchased the weapon used in the mass shooting, a Colorado gun shop owner told local news outlets Friday. Eagles Nest Armory owner John Mark Eagleton said the suspected gunman, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, passed a background check before purchasing the weapon, KUSA-TV reported. Alissa purchased a Ruger AR-556 semi-automatic rifle March 16, just six days before the shooting, police noted in an arrest affidavit. “We are absolutely shocked by what happened and our hearts are broken for the victims and families that are left behind,” Eagleton said in a statement provided to KUSA-TV. “Ensuring every sale that occurs at our shop is lawful, has always been and will always remain the highest priority for our business.” “Regarding the firearm in question, a background check of the purchaser was conducted as required by Colorado law and approval for the sale was provided by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation,” he added. We’ve confirmed tonight the suspect in the Boulder King Sooper’s...
    The father of the police officer who was shot dead this week in the Colorado supermarket massacre has said his son was a Second Amendment advocate who would not want his death used to promote for gun control. Boulder police officer Eric Talley, 51, was killed Monday after responding to the scene of the King Soopers massacre, which also saw nine others shot dead. But his father Homer Talley says his son was a gun enthusiast, who even owned an AR-15 rifle - which is similar to the Ruger AR-556 used in the massacre.  'My son would have been deeply offended to know his death would be used to promote gun control. Before he was an officer, he enjoyed shooting,' Homer told TMZ. Talley says his son was a strong supporter of the second amendment and often used his AR-15 rifle for target practice.  Officer Talley was one of the first to respond to the scene at King Soopers, where gunman Ahmad Alissa, 21, opened fire killing two people in the supermarket's parking lot and eight more inside before being apprehended by police.  Homer...
    Three days after he was led away in handcuffs from a Colorado supermarket where 10 people were fatally shot, the accused gunman appeared in a Boulder court Thursday for the first time since the shooting. The district attorney said more charges would be announced in the next two weeks, and the suspect's defense lawyer asked for a mental health assessment "to address his mental illness." Kathryn Herold, the lawyer for suspect Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, provided no other details about what he might suffer from. During the brief hearing, the suspect appeared in court wearing a mask. He didn't speak other than to say yes to a question from the judge and did not enter a plea to the charges. The 21-year-old remains held without bail on 10 charges of first-degree murder. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa appears in court. KCNC-TV He was last seen handcuffed and being led out of the King Soopers market by police. He had removed all clothing except his shorts before being taken into custody.  A rifle, a green tactical vest and a handgun were...
    Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa booking mug provided by Boulder Police Department.  An attorney for the man suspected of shooting and killing 10 people at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder brought up the suspect’s mental health at his first court hearing Thursday. The Boulder County district attorney charged Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21,  with 11 counts in connection to the shooting, though it was not immediately clear what those charges were. Alissa has been held in jail since his arrest Monday at the scene of the shooting on suspicion of 10 counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Thursday’s court hearing lasted less than 10 minutes. Boulder District Court Judge Thomas Mulvahill read Alissa his rights and told the defendant that the court would wait to make a decision on bail until after a later court date. One of Alissa’s attorneys, Kathryn Herold, said the defense team would need time to analyze Alissa’s mental health. “We cannot do anything until we can fully assess Mr. Alissa’s mental illness,” she said. The defendant does not enter a...
    Accused Boulder supermarket gunman Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa is a "loner" who lives in his family’s basement and never had a girlfriend, according to a relative. Usame Almusa, Alissa’s brother-in-law, told the Sun that the alleged shooter lived in the basement of his family’s Arvada, Colo. home and never had many friends. "Every time I visited with my wife’s family he would always sit away from everyone else, not saying anything to anyone," Almusa, who is married to Alissa’s sister, Aicha, told the outlet. "It was strange." "He was a loner, just sitting to the side, not with us," he said. "He works with his family, his brothers, at their restaurant. There was never a girlfriend and not many friends." Alissa lived in the seven-bedroom, six-bath home and worked at family business The Sultan Grill — which has been closed since the shootings. VideoState and federal authorities raided the home early Tuesday morning. Police said Alissa even asked for his mother when he was arrested after the massacre. "He has a reputation for being stupid, not smart," Almusa said of his brother-in-law. "He was not like a proper Muslim....
    Filmmaker Michael Moore said the Boulder shooting suspect is proof that anyone can "truly assimilate” in America. "The life of Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa shows that people can come from all over the world and truly assimilate into our beloved American culture," Moore tweeted with a photograph of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday. The life of Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa shows that people can come from all over the world and truly assimilate into our beloved American culture. pic.twitter.com/snDMnGUG0i— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) March 24, 2021 Alissa was born in Syria in 1999, court records and his apparent Facebook page show. He came to the United States in the early 2000s and was a resident of Arvada, Colorado. The shooting left 10 people dead in a grocery store, including a police officer. Alissa has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder. FACEBOOK PAGE APPEARING TO BELONG TO BOULDER SHOOTING SUSPECT PRAISES ISLAM AND LAMENTS NOT HAVING A GIRLFRIEND Moore, who directed Bowling for Columbine, was slammed on Twitter for the comment. So we’re all in agreement...
    In this handout photo provided by the Boulder, Colorado Police Department, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa poses for his booking photo on March 23, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado. Boulder Police Department via Getty Images The suspect in Monday's mass shooting in Boulder attacked a classmate in 2017, a police report said. The report said Ahmad Alissa punched a classmate multiple times during a high-school math class. Alissa told police the classmate bullied him, but witnesses said they didn't know of a falling out. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The suspect accused of killing 10 people at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store on Monday had pleaded guilty to assaulting a high-school classmate four years prior, according to a police report obtained by The Daily Beast.  Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, has been arrested in connection to the mass shooting at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder Monday afternoon. Following Alissa's arrest, The Daily Beast found that Alissa had pleaded guilty to attacking a classmate in his final year at Arvada High School in November 2017, and was...
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