Melbourne Square Mall shooting leaves 2 dead, 1 injured – WESH Orlando

WOMAN ORDAINED AS A CATHOLIC PRIEST. WHILE TITLE WON’T BE HERS VERY LONG. FIRST A MAN WALKED INTO A LOCAL MALL, OPENS FIRE WOUNDING HIS WIFE AND KILLING ANOTHER MAN BEFORE TURNING THE GUN ON HIMSELF. GOOD EVENING. I’M CARA MOORE. WE’VE GOT NEW INFORMATION TONIGHT ON WHAT APPEARS TO BE ANOTHER ACT OF DEADLY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. POLICE SAY JOSE GARCIA RODREGEZ CAME INTO FOOD COURT AT MELBOURNE SQUARE MALL AROUND 9:30 THIS MORNING AND TOOK AIM AT THE TWO VICTIMS. WESH 2’S MATT GRANIT IS LIVE WITH THE LATE-BREAKING DETAILS, MATT? CORA, ONE OF THE VICTIMS WAS THE SHOOTER’S OWN WIFE. I WAS SCARED. HAD MY HEART BEATING, THAT’S FOR SURE. WITNESSES DESCRIBING PANIC AND CHAOS MOMENTS AFTER POLICE SAY THIS MAN OPENED FIRE IN THE FOOD COURT. RUN, PEOPLE ARE-DAY GETTING SHOT. I’M STILL SHAKEN UP. IT LITERALLY HAPPENED ALL REAL FAST. WITNESSES REPORT HEARING MULTIPLE SHOTS AROUND 9:30 9:30 FRIDAY MORNING AT THE MELBOURNE SQUARE MALL L.A. THE MALE VICTIM WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SEE. GARCIA RODREGEZ DIED AT THE H. POLICE THEY SHOOTER’S WIFE IS AT THE HOSPITAL RECOVERING IN GOOD CONDITION. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HER AND THE OTHER MAN KILLED IS UNKNOWN. THE MOTIVE OBVIOUSLY WE DON’T KNOW, WE BELIEVE IT STIMS FROM A DOMESTIC SITUATION. WITH THE MALL LOCKDOWN INVESTIGATORS SEARCHED ONE OF THE VICTIM’S CARS LOOKING FOR CLUES. POLICE SAY ABOUT 100 PEOPLE WERE INSIDE AT THE TIME, MULTIPLE LAW ENFORCEMENTS, INCLUDING THE F.B.I. RUSHED TO RESPOND. OFFICERS REPORTED HEARING GUN SHOTS WHEN THOUGHT ARRIVED AND OFFICIALS SAY THREE HANDGUNS WERE RECOVERED FROM THE SHOOTER, WHO ALSO HAD A POCKET FULL OF AMMUNITION. THESE ARE THE KIND OF INCIDENTS WE PLAN FOR, TRAIN FOR BUT WE HOPE WE NEVER HAVE TO DEAL WITH. ENO ONE ELSE WAS INJURED AT THE COUPLE’S PALM BAY HOME AN ANGEL’S STATUE SITS IN THE YARD. NEIGHBORS ARE STUNNED. NOW IT’S KIND OF SINKING IN AND IT’S LIKE I TALKED TO THAT GUY ALL OF THE TIME. HOW COULD YOU DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT? I JUST CAN’T BELIEVE IT. BACK LIVE THE MALL REMAINS CLOSED WANT TO WILL REOPEN

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