Suspect in Boulder Supermarket Shooting Identified — inside Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa's Life

Gaone Pule
Mar 24, 2021
10:15 A.M.

Following the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, the gunman suspect has been identified. The authorities have also released the names of the ten victims.


The Boulder Police Department released the identity of a man who fatally shot 10 Colorado residents on March 22. According to a Facebook post update from the department, many agencies continue to investigate the shooting. The suspect has been identified as Ahmad Ali Aliwi Alissa.

“BOULDER, Colo. – Dozens of agencies continued to investigate yesterday’s mass shooting at the King Soopers at 3600 Table Mesa Drive,” the statement read.

Police crime scene | Source: Pixabay

Police crime scene | Source: Pixabay

The statement continued: The Boulder County Coroner’s Office worked overnight to identify all victims and notified the next of kin. The last victim was removed from the scene at 1:30 a.m. today (Tuesday, March 23).”

According to the post, at around 2:02 a.m., all the victims were identified, and by 3:59 a.m., their families were notified. The deceased's names include Denny Strong, Neven Stanisic, Rikki Olds, Tralona Bartkowiak, Suzanne Fountain, Teri Leiker, Eric Talley, Kevin Mahoney, Lyn Murray, and Jody Waters.


Chief Maris Herold wrote a message offering their condolences to all the victims who lost their lives during the senseless act. The officer noted that they committed themselves to carry out a thorough investigation and to bring the perpetrator to justice.

Chief Herold continued to note that the Boulder community is strong and compassionate, and they will rally around to take care of each other. The detectives are also urging anyone who has further information to come forward.

A man holding a firearm | Source: Pixabay

A man holding a firearm | Source: Pixabay


According to CNN, Alissa opened fire at a grocery store which left people dead, including a Boulder police officer. The 21-year-old's identity, who is currently in custody, was reportedly revealed at a news conference by Chief Herold.

However, he did not disclose a possible motive for the mass killing. The weapon used for the bloodshed was reportedly an AR-15-style pistol modified with an arm brace.

Burglar shooting through the window | Source: Pixabay

Burglar shooting through the window | Source: Pixabay

According to Denver Post, the Arvada man was reportedly short-tempered and paranoid during high school, according to his former classmates. He attended Arvada West High School from 2015 until he graduated in 2018, Jeffco Public Schools spokeswoman Cameron Bell confirmed.

He was on the wrestling team his junior and senior years.

Criminal case murder | Source: Pixabay

Criminal case murder | Source: Pixabay

According to Fox News, Allissa allegedly bought the firearm used in the attack six days earlier. He reportedly walked into the store at around 2:30 p.m. and began shooting, according to authorities.

He was arrested about an hour later with a gunshot wound in his leg. Alissa was reportedly booked into Boulder County jail on Tuesday after receiving treatment for a gunshot wound. He has been charged with ten counts of first-degree murder.


news.AmoMama.com does not support or promote any kind of violence, self-harm, or abusive behavior. We raise awareness about these issues to help potential victims seek professional counseling and prevent anyone from getting hurt. news.AmoMama.com speaks out against the above mentioned and news.AmoMama.com advocates for a healthy discussion about the instances of violence, abuse, sexual misconduct, animal cruelty, abuse etc. that benefits the victims. We also encourage everyone to report any crime incident they witness as soon as possible.

Related posts

Dad of Two, 38, Vanishes after the Baltimore Bridge Tragedy: His Family Speaks Out

March 28, 2024

Everything We Know about Baltimore Bridge Crash Victims

March 28, 2024

Girl Found Dead in the Woods Days after 13th Birthday — Suspect Caught on Camera with Her Backpack & Laptop

March 05, 2024

Madeline Soto, 13, Found Dead in Florida: Why Focus Turns to Her Mom despite a Main Suspect Being Detained

March 08, 2024

Chicago Boy, 11, Found Dead at Home after Selflessly Trying to Save His Pregnant Mom’s Life

March 19, 2024

Lana Del Rey Faced $25K Fine after Breaking One Golden Rule at Coachella — What Happened?

April 24, 2024

Michael Jackson's Daughter, 25, Is the 'Absolute Spitting Image' of Dad Posing in Cutout Dress at the Grammys

May 04, 2024

Head Tattoos and Wig: What Michael Jackson’s Autopsy Revealed About Him

April 26, 2024

Little Emile Soleil Vanished 8 Months Ago – His Remains Finally Found Not Far from His Grandfather’s House

April 01, 2024

Robyn Bernard Found Dead in Open Field: 3 Other 'General Hospital' Stars with Tragic Fates

March 15, 2024

Madeline Soto Case: Public Outrage Flares after Police Release Unseen Footage

April 11, 2024

Container Ship That Crashed into Baltimore Bridge Was Also Involved in Antwerp Accident

March 28, 2024

Public Discusses Princess Catherine’s Son’s Fingers in New Family Photo: ‘Is It a Message?’

March 11, 2024

'Gorgeous': Mark Wahlberg's Eldest Daughter Is All Grown & Amazes with Her Resemblance to Model Mom Rhea Durham

June 24, 2024