A man has shot and killed himself in an Alabama restaurant during a packed lunch hour, local authorities report.
Prattville Police Chief Mark Thompson said that the shooting took place at Cindy’s Cafe at Tuesday around noon.
The restaurant was packed for lunch time when the man walked inside and brandished his firearm, the Montgomery Advertiser reports.
Prattville Police Chief Mark Thompson said that the shooting took place at Cindy’s Cafe at Tuesday around noon
He is said to have sat inside a booth, at some point producing a pistol. Two officers approached the man – who has not been identified – after noticing the weapon.
Prattville Police Chief Mark Thompson said several officers from the department were inside
Chief Thompson said that the man shot himself while police tried to gain control of the situation.
A popular eatery, Cindy’s attracts several plainclothes and uniformed police officers during lunch.
Thompson shared that there were several officers from the department inside Cindy’s, at the time of the shooting.
Members of Prattville’s SWAT team were also inside, the chief said.
Officers were able to evacuate the restaurant and their were no other injuries reported at the scene.
The restaurant closed for a day, following the incident.
Source: Daily Mail