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2015 Louisiana Theater Shooting John Russell Houser

Shooter, victims identified

24 Jul, 2015

The shooter is identified as Houser, a 59-year-old from Alabama. The two victims are identified as Maci Breaux, 21, and Jillian Johnson, 33. Police also say Houser intended to flee the scene in his car, which was parked near an exit. He went back into the theater and killed himself when he saw law enforcement arrive at the scene. Police describe Houser as a drifter. Wigs, glasses and other disguising materials are found in his hotel room. Police say he also switched the license plate on the car he was driving. Alcohol is found in the room, but no drugs.