September 6, 2011
CARSON CITY, Nevada — A man with an automatic rifle opened fire at an IHOP restaurant in Nevada’s capital on Tuesday, killing two National Guard members, another person and himself in a hail of gunfire during the morning breakfast hour, authorities and witnesses said.
Six people were wounded in the attack. The suspect, who hasn’t been identified, apparently acted alone and died at a hospital in Reno, officials said. Authorities weren’t saying whether the attack targeted the Guard members, who were meeting at the restaurant in a strip mall on Carson City’s main street.
One of the Guard members killed was a man; the other was a woman, authorities said.