THREE people have died and four are injured after a gunman opened fire at a restaurant near Nashville, Tennessee.
The incident happened at the Waffle House restaurant at 3.25am local time (9.25am BST).
The gunman, who was dressed only in a green jacket, fled the scene naked.
A customer managed to wrestle the gun, believed to be an AR-15 style assault rifle, from the suspect.
Metro Nashville Police have named 29-year-old Travis Reinking as a person of interest in the case.
BREAKING: Travis Reinking, 29, of Morton, IL, is person of interest in Waffle House shooting. Vehicle the gunman arrived in is registered to him. Gunman last seen walking south on Murfreesboro Pike. He shed is coat and is nude. See Reinking? Pls call 615-862-8600 immediately. pic.twitter.com/duoWCo5fC0
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) April 22, 2018
The gunman arrived at the scene in a vehicle registered to Mr Reinking, reportedly of Morton, Illinois, some 440 miles from Nashville.
The police added that a man believed to be Mr Reinking was last seen in woods near the restaurant dressed only in black trousers.