US Mass shooting: ‘5 dead’ and many more injured at FedEx facility
There have been many casualties in a mass shooting in the US city of Indianapolis.
Witnesses heard several gunshots at a FedEx facility and one said he saw a man firing an automatic weapon.
Some reports say five people have been killed and many more injured, but there is no confirmation.
The gunman is believed to have acted alone, and is reported to have killed himself. Authorities said there was no further threat to public safety.
“As officers arrived, they came into contact with an active shooting incident,” city police spokeswoman Genae Cook said.
“Preliminary information at this time is that the shooter has taken his own life. We don’t feel like there is an active threat to the community at this time.”
A FedEx statement said the company was aware of the shooting and cooperating with the authorities.
“Safety is our top priority, and our thoughts are with all those who are affected,” it said.
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