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15-year-old Austin Thompson identified as Raliegh Mass Shooter

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Residents talk with a police officer in front of the house where the suspected shooter lived on Sahalee Way following a shooting in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. Several people were shot and killed by a gunman in the neighborhood Thursday night, Oct. 13. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

(RALEIGH, North Carolina)– Austin Thompson was identified as the 15-year-old shooting suspect who police say shot five people to death in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Wearing camouflage and carrying a shotgun, Thompson roamed around neighborhoods near Neuse River Greenway, a trail, and a golf course during the deadly shooting spree in east Raleigh that began around 5 p.m. Thursday.

Police say Thompson’s first victim was his brother, James Roger Thompson, a junior at Knightdale High School.

According to Raleigh Police Chief Estelle Patterson, the four other deaths included off-duty officer Gabriel Torres, 29, Nicole Conners, 52, Mary Marshall, 35, and Susan Karnatz, 49.

Raleigh Police are still investigating the shooting.