Reinking family releases statement on deadly shooting

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The family of a Morton man, accused of shooting and killed four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee last month, released a statement about the shooting.

Nashville Police say Travis Reinking walked into the restaurant’s parking lot, shot two people outside with his AR-15, then came inside and shot two more people until a Waffle House employee wrestled the gun out of his hands. Reinking was on the run for 36 hours until he was caught by law enforcement in a wooded area behind his apartment complex in Nashville.

In a statement released by the family’s attorney is says:

The Reinking family is heartbroken and devastated at the loss of life and injury in Tennessee. The Reinkings pray for all of the victims and their families, for healing and peace. In time, and in the due course of understanding all of the facts of this tragedy, the Reinkings anticipate that greater clarity will be revealed about the events leading up to this incident.

A judge revoked Reinking’s $2 million bond.

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