Thursday marks one year since 2 people were shot dead at Kroger
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Thursday marks one year since two shoppers were shot dead at the Stony Brook Kroger store in Jeffersontown.
Gregory Bush is charged with killing Maurice Stallard inside the store and Vickie Lee Jones in the parking lot.
Stallard was at Kroger with his grandson, buying posterboard for a school project when he was gunned down. The child witnessed the killing.
Bush was arrested just moments after pulling out of the parking lot.
Prosecutors claim the crime was motivated by race. Bush is white, and his alleged victims were black.
Bush is facing federal hate crime and gun charges, plus state charges of murder and wanton endangerment.
If convicted, he could face life in prison or possibly the death penalty.
Stallard’s family has filed a lawsuit against Kroger.
Just last month, the grocery chain publicly asked customers not to openly carry firearms in its nearly 2,800 stores.
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