15 Mar 2019

‘He didn’t want anyone to stay alive.’

From Checkpoint, 4:49 pm on 15 March 2019

An eyewitness was in the mosque at the time of the shooting. He said the attacker was very calm, but shooting many bullets a second. He said the shooter looked like he was enjoying himself. "He didn't want anyone to stay alive", and shot people as they tried to run away. He describes seeing a little Somali boy aged about 5, and women, who had tried to flee from the gunman, dead in the street.