CAUGHT: Tennessee’s Waffle House shooting suspect taken into custody

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — The suspect who police say killed four people at a Waffle House just outside Nashville on Sunday was arrested Monday afternoon not far from his apartment, the Associated Press reports.

Authorities had been searching for 29-year-old Travis Reinking since a gunman wearing only a jacket used an AR-15 to kill four victims and injure several others at a restaurant in Antioch, Tennessee.

Metropolitan Nashville Police announced Monday via Twitter that the suspect had been taken into custody without major incident. Photos posted by police show Reinking wearing tattered clothing and being placed into the back of a police car.

Abede DaSilva, brother of shooting victim Akilah DaSilva, said he was relieved that the suspected gunman was taken into custody.

“Its a sense of relief, but at the same time, I’m still getting it all processed in my head,” DaSilva told CNN. “It’s just unreal right now,” he added.

So far, police have not announced a motive for Sunday’s shooting.




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