Jindal Suspends Campaign After Louisiana Movie Theater Shooting

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July 24, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) suspended his presidential campaign after a gunman killed two people and then himself in a Lafayette, La., movie theater on Thursday night, Fox News reported Friday morning.

Jindal confirmed that he suspended his campaign on “Fox and Friends,” but he did not specify for how long he would suspend campaign events.

“We’re going to to whatever we can to support our community here. This is a time for us to come together,” he told Fox News.

A gunman, identified by police as 59-year-old John Russel Houser, opened fired in a Louisiana theater playing “Trainwreck,” killing two and injuring nine before killing himself, according to police.

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