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Boulder shooting suspect Ahmad Alissa bought Ruger AR-556 a week ago

The alleged gunman charged with slaughtering 10 folks at a Colorado grocery store bought a gun a week previous to the shooting — and was caught “enjoying” with it by a member of the family, in line with new courtroom paperwork.

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa bought a Ruger AR-556 pistol on March 16 — six days earlier than happening a lethal rampage on the King Soopers in Boulder, in line with an affidavit unsealed Tuesday.

His sister-in-law, whose title is redacted, informed investigators that she noticed Alissa, 21, “enjoying with a firearm she thought seemed like a ‘machine gun’” within the days previous to the shooting, the courtroom papers say.

“Alissa had been speaking about having a bullet caught within the gun and was enjoying with the gun,” the affidavit reads.

The doc notes that the sister-in-law — who was tracked down by detectives at Alissa’s dwelling on Monday night time — was “hesitant to say” what she’d seen.

Boulder shooting suspect Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa bought an assault rifle a week prior to the shooting.
Boulder shooting suspect Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa bought an assault rifle a week previous to the shooting.
Metropolis of Boulder/Handout by way of Reuters

Police discovered a “rifle” and a semiautomatic handgun on the scene, the affidavit says.

AR-556 pistols are modeled after AR-15-style semiautomatic rifles and are functionally the identical, however have shorter barrels and a pistol brace as a substitute of a rifle inventory.

Ruger AR-556 Pistol
Ruger AR-556 Pistol

Alissa is charged with 10 counts of first-degree homicide and felony try of homicide within the first diploma, the courtroom paperwork present.

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa is taken out of the King Soopers supermarket in Boulder after he allegedly killed 10 people.
Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa is taken out of the King Soopers grocery store in Boulder after he allegedly killed 10 folks.
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