Report: Suspect in Colorado shootings grew up in Louisville - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Report: Suspect in Colorado shootings grew up in Louisville

Posted: Updated:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The man who allegedly shot and killed three people in Colorado Springs on Friday grew up in Louisville, the New York Times reports

Robert Dear is in custody after an hours-long standoff Friday. Dear shot and killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, and one of the victims was a responding police officer.

According to a New York Times article published Saturday, Dear "was born in Charleston and grew up in Louisville, Ky., but he had strong ties to South Carolina."

The report makes no other mention of Louisville, and it isn't known whether Dear has any friends or family still in the area.

For all the latest news from the shooting, click here.

Copyright 2015 WDRB News. All rights reserved.

  • Sign Up for WDRB's Sports Newsletter

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WDRB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.