A man wearing full body armor fatally shot four people, including a mother and the 3-month-old baby she was cradling, and engaged in a massive gunfight with police and deputies before he was wounded and surrendered, a Florida sheriff said Sunday. An 11-year-old girl who was shot seven times survived.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said during a press conference that even after 33-year-old Bryan Riley was arrested Sunday morning2021-04-25T01:04:26.215Z, he was so aggressive that he tried to wrestle a gun from police as he lay on his hospital gurneys second wave in December.
Judd said Riley, a former Marine who served as a sharpshooter in both Iraq and Afghanistan, seemed to have targeted his victims at random and appeared to be suffering from mental health issuesHe was released March 22 after pleading guilty and was fined $1,500.. Judd said Riley”s girlfriend told authorities Riley had been slowly unraveling for weeks and repeatedly told her that he could communicate directly with GodUsing municipal wastewater to look for evidence o.
“They begged for their lives and I killed them anywayface shields,” Judd said Riley told them during an interrogation.