The Wisconsin authorities arrested a 37-year-old who allegedly gunned down four people within three hours. According to the individual’s arrest warrant, the suspect was out collecting souls. One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene, and the others rushed to the hospital in a critical condition.
Wisconsin Man Collecting Souls Said ‘I Love You, Bro’ To One of His Victims
On Monday, the Wisconsin authorities arrested 37-year-old Joevashaun Ward and charged him with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder.
Allegedly, on that day, Ward went to a barber shop and told someone to fetch a man who was working inside the establishment. After the individual stepped outside, Ward who already unholstered his gun told him a tall tale about him collecting souls.
The victim backed away but could not escape Ward who opened fire. After gunning down his first victim, Ward got into his Jeep Cherokee and drove off. Several minutes later, Wards shoots 34-year-old Ryan Sims who was discovered by the police bleeding on the sidewalk.
First responders tried performing CPR on the man but to no avail. Sims was later pronounced dead at the scene.
After gunning down Sins, the man attempted to shoot another pedestrian. The eyewitness told the authorities that he saw Ward driving past him with the pistol out of the window.
Ward’s last victim was a pharmacy technician whom the suspect gunned down after purchasing several Percocet pills.
According to an eyewitness, the man collecting souls said ‘I love you, bro’ to the pharmacy technician before discharging his gun.
The authorities managed to apprehend Ward later that day. A search of his vehicle revealed several spent shells and his weapon’s case. The Wisconsin man was taken into custody and charged with three counts of attempted murder, one count of first-degree murder, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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