A 20-year-old man armed with a rifle and wearing body armor at a Springfield, Mo., Walmart was stopped and detained by an off-duty firefighter on Thursday. A police official commented later that the man, believed to be Dmitriy Andreychenko, was lucky to be alive.
given the circumstances behind the Walmart shooting last Saturday that claimed 22 lives.
The man, who was wearing fatigues who was recording himself as he moved through pushing a cart, caused panic in the store. He was stopped as he left the store and held until police arrived to take him into custody
No motive has yet been reported.
Missouri is an open carry state.