Washington: A former US sniper involved in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has shot dead four people, including an infant.
A 40-year-old man, a 33-year-old woman and her 3-month-old infant and grandmother were killed in a shooting at a residential apartment, according to police officials in Polk County, Florida. ۔
According to officials, the accused, wearing bulletproof clothing from head to toe, opened fire before handing himself over to police, injuring an 11-year-old girl.
A former U.S. soldier who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan said in a statement after his capture that he was a war veteran and had been using methamphetamine.
The arrested former US soldier was taken to hospital after being injured in a confrontation with police, where he tried to attack police officers but was taken to jail after receiving medical treatment.