Jacob Bergquist was identified as the suspect of the mass shooting in the mall that left two people dead and five people injured. Although what was the motive behind this heinous act remains unknown because the police officials of Boise are still investigating the whole matter.
Jacob Bergquist Wiki
Jacob was 27 years when he died and a residence of Boise, Idaho. There are no details available regarding his family members or relatives or even his occupation because the Boise police chief said that he never worked at the mall or employee however he was known for his trespassing behavior with the security guard quite a few times. Police officers found the home of Jacob and currently investing his home with a search warrant to find out his probable motive or anything that could solve this case.
Boise Towne Square Mall Shooting
The police began receiving the calls regarding the shooting. The caller identified a white male adult who was dressed in black within the possession of guns who fired multiple shots inside the building. The suspect was also called by the security officer on the first floor of the building. But later, the suspect shot the security dead at the scene. The suspect fired multiple rounds inside the building broke the glass escalator out of which the second victim who was found severely injured was admitted to the hospital. The suspect continued through the mall firing multiple rounds of shots while being on the floor making two females to left injure. There was an additional male who was taken on a private vehicle to the hospital and was among those who were injured and fall sustained in the mall.
The police have described the scenario where the security guard and the Boise police confronted the suspect. Boise Towne Square is a popular mall in the city. There happened a gun battle between the suspect and the police. One of the victims who faced the shooting was identified as Jo Acker who was known to be the security guard and was called to be a hero. The other deceased victim was identified to be Roberto Padilla Arguelles. This was the most tragic scenario ever happened in the city with the population increase for the crimes and it is very sad. One of the ladies who witnessed the scene wrote on Facebook that she was brought here in and was roaming in the mall along with her kids last night but this was the most horrific thing that happened to her.
Jacob Bergquist Biography
|Real Name||Jacob Bergquist|
|Death||October 26, 2021|
|Place of Death||Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho|
|Age (as of 2021)||27 Years|
|Residence||Boise, Idaho, USA|
Jacob Bergquist Photo
No photo has emerged of Jacob Bergquist, although there is Jacob Bergquist who has further mentioned Boise police and who has posted videos on YouTube exploring the shooting guns and wrote about the guns online. It is being suspected that is he the same person as the Boise mall shooter. This is needed to be confirmed. However, the suspect died today at a local hospital and the Boise police confirmed. The police chief said that they are looking after social media evidence and are trying to find the “motivation” which further can say that Jacob Bergquist was the shooter.
They are also working on the things that made the shooter shoot openly in the mall. For now, it needs to be identified or investigated that the weapon that was possessed by Jacob Bergquist was self-inflicted or was that legally prepared. The mayor Lauren McLean called it a terrible day and said that we have lost two people from our community. My wishes and heart go to the families of Jo Acker and Roberto Padilla Arguelles who have lost their lives in the incident.
Statement from Police
The chief said that the evidence has been collected from the Fry Street location and is being under-processed. He confirmed that police are investigating the whole thing and are confirming to the social media suspects that made prior threats. The chief has confirmed that the community is now safe. The police are identifying the conspiratorial rumors. On Monday at 1:50 pm, the police received a call that further said that multiple guns have been shot in the mall with the early reports saying that at least one person was shot dead. The gunfire was also exchanged and that resulted in the injury of both suspect and an officer. The shooting that happened inside and outside the Boise Towne Square Mall in the afternoon of 26th Oct 2021 remains under investigation.
The exchange of the gunfire between the suspect and the officers will be investigated separately. The police have further confirmed that there have been three additional victims in the shooting. Two of them are being identified as a 52-year-old female and a 23-year-old female. They both got injured violently inside the mall and are still under recovery. A third victim who was 68 years old female was shot and injured who was inside her vehicle. She too has been suffering from life-threatening injuries. One of the women said that she locked the room of the store where she heard the sound of shooting and decided to stay back in the room until the police came to evacuate people out of the mall.