Two National Guardsmen Killed in Nevada IHOP Shooting


A male victim, said be shot in the knee, is wheeled into Renown Medical Center in Reno Tuesday morning Sept. 6, 2011. He is one of the victims of a shooting at the I-HOP restaurant in Carson City. (Marilyn Newton/RGJ)

Three people were killed including two guardsmen at a Carson City IHOP today. The gunman pulled up into the lot and began shooting.
WRAL reported:

A gunman with a rifle opened fire at an IHOP restaurant in Nevada’s capital on Tuesday, wounding six people and himself and killing two uniformed National Guardsmen in a hail of gunfire during the morning breakfast hour, authorities and witnesses said.

A third person was killed in addition to the servicemembers, and the gunman was not expected to survive, said Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong.

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