Ozzy Mooneyham Biography,
Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham is identified as the suspect shooter who shot and injured four in South Carolina. He was arrested and charged with seven counts of attempted murder in a Monday morning shooting spree in Sumter.
Officials say the shooting was not gang related, but consider this an active shooter situation. The suspect, Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham,25, is now facing 7 counts of attempted murder. @abc_columbia pic.twitter.com/FUa6OmXGNs
— Alexis Frazier (@AlexisFrazierTV) October 21, 2019
In a press release, Police authorities described it as a “violent act” and said he wanted to assure the community that this “was not gang-related. We have no reason to believe that the individual we arrested was acting in concert with anyone else.”
Ozzy Mooneyham Age
He is 25 years old.
Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham Weapon Discovered
Police authorities told to press that Mooneyham purchased the weapon legally.
The police chief praised the actions of the officers who stopped Mooneyham.
Pres statement described, “We have experienced some tragedy in our community in the last three months.” He said this was “an active shooter incident.”
Weapons were seized from the vehicle, including a .22 caliber rifle with an extended magazine, which is believed to be the suspect used in “these violent acts.” Seven counts of attempted murder are among the slew of charges.
Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham South Carolina Shooting
— Caroline Hecker (@CHecker_WIS) October 21, 2019
According to the Authorities of Police, at 7:30 a.m on Monday, September 21st, a man in a camouflage hat was firing in the direction of a small vehicle at an apartment complex. The suspect was seen leaving in the vehicle two minutes later.
At 7:36, police officers arrived on the scene. police officers found an off-duty sheriff’s deputy who had been fired on at the balcony of his building. A female gunshot victim then called the police and said she was shot at the apartment complex.
At 7:45 a.m., the second call of a shooting came in at Palmetto Tires. Officers arrived on scene and found three gunshot wound victims, one female, and two males. At 7:49 a.m., two deputies performed a traffic stop based on the information provided by dispatch. After the traffic stop, the suspect was taken into custody without further incident.
Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham Shooting Victims
The suspect was identified as Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham. The chief said Mooneyham was previously named as Mindy Mooneyham. “There is no connection between him and his victims,” the chief said. “There are some people he shot at and missed. Unfortunately, there are four people he shot at and struck. These individuals were minding their own business in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
The victims were “merely targets of opportunity for an individual determined to create chaos and cause harm to innocent people,” said Chief Roark. He provided a timeline.
One man who knows a victim wrote on Facebook that the man “is in serious pain, but doing better. He is going to pull out of this and is in good spirits. God is gracious. But, I know his prayer is for us to PAY ATTENTION to mental health. Not just spiritual health, but soul health.”
Ozzy Alexander Mooneyham Criminal History and Motive
He has no prior criminal history. The exact motive is not clear. “Make no mistake. This was an active shooter situation,” the police authorities told. “We had two locations whereby shots were fired, persons were struck, and they were not intended targets. This was a crime perpetrated by the individual who was intent to cause harm to others.”
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