Deanna Eckert, 57, another victim of the Louisville Old National Bank shooting, has died

Authorities announced Monday night that a fifth person had died following a shooting at a Louisville bank.

The victim was identified by the Louisville Police Department as 57-year-old Deanna Eckert.

Deanna Eckert


The shooting in Louisville today claimed the lives of Jim Tutt, Josh Barrick, Juliana Farmer and Tommy Elliott. The shooter, identified as Connor Sturgeon, 23, was also among those who died.

The identities of the four innocent victims who were killed in a mass bank shooting in Louisville, Ky., on Monday have been released.

The shooter, 23-year-old former bank clerk Connor Sturgeon, also died in the incident. Among the victims were senior officials of the former National Bank, including Tommy Elliott, 63, a senior vice president who was a personal friend of Governor Andy Beshear.

The other victims were identified as Jim Tutt, 64, a market executive, Joshua Barrick, 40, another senior vice president, and Juliana Farmer, 45, a commercial lending specialist. Governor Beshear praised Elliott, saying he helped build his law career, advised him on fatherhood and contributed to his success as governor. The loss of these people, he said, is devastating.

Police say Connor Sturgeon burst into the boardroom of the former National Bank in Louisville, Ky., on Monday morning and opened fire, killing four victims, including senior vice presidents Tommy Elliot and Joshua. Barrick, Market Director Jim Tutt and Commercial Lending Specialist Juliana. Farmer.

In addition, eight other people were injured, including two police officers, and taken to a nearby hospital. Nicholas Wilt, a 26-year-old new police recruit who graduated from the police academy just a month ago, was shot in the head and remained in critical condition on Monday afternoon.

Two other victims were also in critical condition and three were receiving treatment for non-critical injuries. Police confirmed Sturgeon, a former bank clerk, was the shooter and was killed in a brief shootout with responding officers. It is not known whether he committed suicide or was shot dead by the police.

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