Carson City Sheriff via AP
CARSON CITY, Nevada — A man armed with an AK-47 assault rifle shot five uniformed National Guard members eating breakfast at a restaurant in Nevada's capital on Tuesday, killing two of them and another person in a hail of gunfire, authorities and witnesses said.
The suspect, who police say acted alone, also shot himself and later died at a hospital. He was identified as 32-year-old Eduardo Sencion of Carson City, Sheriff Kenny Furlong said. Sencion worked at a family business in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Eduardo Sencion is pictured in this driver's license photograph released by the Carson City Nevada Sheriff's Office.
Earlier PhotoBlog post.
Steve Keegan / Reuters
The body of a shooting victim covered with a sheet lies on the front lawn of an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nevada as a Douglas County Sheriff deputy stands guard at the crime scene September 6. A gunman opened fire at the restaurant on Tuesday, killing three people and wounding at least six others before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Two of those killed and three of those wounded were Nevada National Guard members in uniform, authorities said.