The shooting occurred at the center of the FedEx letter and parcel delivery team. According to the local police, the suspected gunman committed suicide.
The new shooting killed at least eight people in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the northeastern United States late on the night of Thursday, April 15. Police spokesman Genae Cook told reporters earlier Friday that the shooting took place at the center of the FedEx letter and parcel transport group near the city’s international airport, and the shooter allegedly committed suicide.
The police also said that several people were injured, but did not specify their number or condition. Sergeant John Perrine, the public information officer of the Indiana State Police, asked the relatives of FedEx employees to meet at a local hotel on Twitter.
In a statement, FedEx confirmed the shooting at the scene and emphasized that the organization is cooperating with the authorities. “We are aware of the tragic shooting at ground facilities near the Indianapolis Airport”, According to a FedEx press release. “Safety is our top priority and we open our hearts to all those affected”.
According to media reports, the site has more than 4,000 employees. Although the authorities believe that there is no current threat to public safety-the alleged gunman has died-the video footage shows the security area set by the police near the tragedy scene.
In the United States, shootings have occurred frequently. On April 9, a few hours after President Joe Biden proposed a plan to address gun violence, one person was killed and several others injured in a furniture store in Texas.
On March 23, at least ten people, including a policeman, were killed in a gun battle at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado.