Eight Dead in Mass Shooting at Indianapolis FedEx Facility Near Airport – Shooter Dead

 

Eight people were killed late last night after a shooter opened fire inside a FedEx Facility near the Indianapolis Airport on Thursday night.

Two witnesses and FedEx workers described the shooting.


The gunman, who took his own life, has not been identified.

The BBC reported:

Eight people have been killed and many injured in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis, police say.

Witnesses heard several gunshots at a FedEx facility and one said he had seen a man firing an automatic weapon.

The gunman, thought to have been acting alone, is reported to have killed himself. Authorities said there was no further threat to public safety.

Police say several of the injured are in hospital. Flights from the nearby airport are not affected.

“As officers arrived, they came into contact with an active shooting incident,” city police spokeswoman Genae Cook said, adding that it had taken place at around 23:00 local time (03:00 GMT).

“After a preliminary search of the grounds, inside and out, we have located eight people at the scene with injuries consistent to gunshot wounds. Those eight were pronounced deceased here at the scene.

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