Louisiana shooting: Gunman had history of ''mental health issues''

 The gunman who killed two people at a theatre in Louisiana before shooting himself, had a history of mental health issues, according to court documents.

ANI| Updated: Jul 25, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

London: The gunman who killed two people at a theatre in Louisiana before shooting himself, had a history of mental health issues, according to court documents.

According to THE BBC, John Houser fired a dozen rounds from a handgun at the cinema in Lafayette.Police said that he bought the gun legally at a pawn shop in Alabama.

According to reports, Houser`s family won a protective order against him in 2008 due to "various acts of violence" towards them. Police said that Houser had been living in a motel since the beginning of July, adding that he was a "drifter" from Alabama.