UPDATE: In a shooting spree that took place almost three years to the day after shootings in an Aurora, Colorado theater, which took 12 lives, a second victim has died after a 58-year man open fire inside the Grand 16 theater in Lafayette, Louisiana Thursday night. Police are withholding the name of the assailant, but have confirmed he took his own life after opening fire during the showing of "Trainwreck". 7 other victims were rushed to local hospitals, one in extreme critical condition after surgery Thursday night. Police offered no motives for the attack.

 

A gunman reportedly fatally shot at least one person and injured eight others at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, before killing himself on Thursday, according to police and local media.


Reports indicate the gunfire broke out during a 7 p.m. showing of the film "Train Wreck." Witnesses told local reporters that the gunman was an older white man who stood up in the theater and began shooting.


has told CNN that the shooter was a 58-year-old white male has been identified as the shooter. He is believed to have acted alone in and is now dead. Lafayette is a city of about 120,000 people roughly 55 miles southwest of Baton Rouge.