More people were killed in the shooting at the FedEx facility near the Indiana Airport in Indianapolis. The shooting occurred at 11 pm local time.
Witnesses said they saw at least one person on the ground. The police were at the scene and gathering intelligence. The details have not been released yet. People were shot inside and outside the building. According to reports, the attacker has died. According to the first batch of information provided by the local police, he committed suicide.
According to reports, ten people are in critical condition and more than twenty people have been seriously injured. More than 30 people were slightly injured.
Out of consideration for the families of the victims, the police refused to comment on the number of casualties in the shooting.
Several people were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Police spokesman Genae Cook said the severity of their injuries is not yet known.
She said the police believed that the assailant committed suicide and did not pose a threat to personnel at the scene of the attack.
Reporter Matthew Keys reported that police sources confirmed that at least five people were shot. Allegedly, the assailant died as a result of personal injuries.
An employee who called the police claimed that he heard ten gunshots. A person in the warehouse control room reported to the police that he saw a person lying on the ground, usually near the security guard.
The local WRTV reported that there were “more victims” and this was a “mass casualty incident”.
FedEx issued a brief statement to the media.
The police said the road to the attack site was closed in both directions to establish an emergency passage. It will open in about an hour.
The police are expected to deal with it as soon as possible.
The police called the incident a “mass casualty attack.” The FBI announced that they were not invited, but they are waiting.