NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – After four years of the Nashville incident about 2018 Waffle House Shooting, the trial for the murder is finally underway in which four people were killed named as – DeEbony Groves, 21, Akilah Dasilva, 23, Taurean Sanderlin, 29, and Joe Perez, 20. While other four people were injured in the incident.
Moreover, different members of the Antioch community highlighted the trial marks as the first steps towards healing their community from the murder case.
“We talk about it because it happened in our community, you know, so a lot of people have thoughts about it when we drive by, it’s like, ‘oh, that’s where the shooting happened,’” said Samira Hardcastle, who is currently living in Antioch and also worked as the middle school teacher.
After four lives of the people claimed, the tension still remains in the community even after the accused shooter, Travis Reinking was taken into custody.
Finally, the day has arrived when the murder trial of Travis Reinking who shot four people is scheduled to begin today.
According to the police, they highlighted that Travis Reinking, 32, was reportedly naked save for the green jacket when he opened the fire inside the restaurant back in 2018. Moreover, the shooter fled the scene but was found after two days of the manhunt from a restaurant patron wrestling his AR-15 rifle away by him.
After the attack, the killer was ordered to receive treatment for a disease in a mental facility. Moreover, by October 2018, the mental health officials have concluded the results that he was not fit to face charges in court.
Jury selection for the trial began last Tuesday. Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.