TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCJB) -- A shooting Friday, November 2, 2018, in Tallahassee has left 3 people dead, including the alleged gunman.
Police say that the gunman, Scott Paul Beierle, entered a yoga studio Friday evening and opened fire, killing 21-year-old Florida State University student Maura Binkley, and FSU medical school faculty member Dr. Nancy Van Vessem, and injuring several others. They say not long after, Beierle turned the gun on himself.
The day after the attack, a makeshift memorial to the 2 victims of the shooting had popped up outside of the studio.
One person who came to pay her respects was also a witness to the attack, Morgan Hall, who was working the front desk of a hair salon in the same complex as the yoga studio.
"It was just scary not knowing at the time, is there someone on the loose? Is there someone else? Just a lot of unanswered questions that we didn't have for hours." said Hall.
"I hate that it takes something like this to bring everybody so close together, but it's so nice to see our community there for each other and praying for each other and just coming together like this."
Beierle's Facebook contains photos of him in military uniform, and one photo shows him in a European torture museum.
Police have not released a motive, but at least one city official suggested the incident may have been brought on by a domestic dispute.
As of Saturday morning two victims were reportedly in stable condition. Three others were released from the hospital.
Beilerle had been arrested at least twice prior to Friday night's shooting. He was changed with battery on two separate occasion for inappropriately touching women at an apartment complex and on FSU's campus. Neither of those incidents led to a conviction.