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According to former classmates, the suspect was prone to angry outbursts. A judge blocked a Boulder law from enforcing its assault-weapon ban.
Officials said the suspect was armed with a semiautomatic rifle and a pistol when he opened fire at the King Soopers. Suspect, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder. In the state of Colorado carries a penalty of life imprisonment without parole.
According to law enforcement officials, Alissa was F.B.I.’s list because links to another individual under investigation by the bureau. In 2018, while attending Arvada West High School, Alissa was convicted in 2018 of misdemeanor assault against another student in a classroom, and told the police that it was in retaliation for insults and ethnic taunts.
Alissa’s brother described him as mentally ill, paranoid and antisocial.