Indianapolis officials reported the shooting late Thursday night at a FedEx warehouse in the city, and police said there were several victims.
Officer Gayne Cook of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department told reporters Friday morning that the shooting resulted in “many people with gunshot wounds”. She said that there was no active threat to the community as the assailant was believed to have taken her own life.
The FedEx warehouse where the shooting took place is on the southwest side of the city, near the airport.
“We are aware of the tragic shooting at our FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis Airport,” FedEx said in a statement on Friday. “Safety is our top priority, and our thoughts are with all those affected. We are working to gather more information and are cooperating with investigating officers. “
Officer Cook told reporters that police arrived at the scene shortly after 11 a.m., responding to a report that shots had been fired. He suffered “an active shooter incident”.
Traffic on the nearby portion of Interstate 70 was briefly stopped, Sergeant. Indiana State Police’s John Perrin Wrote on twitter.
A reporter with WRTV Posted an interview A person on Twitter said he was at the facility when the shooting began and later saw a corpse on the floor.
Courtney Crown, a reporter with a Fox News in Indianapolis, Posted another interview Along with a man who said his niece was hospitalized after being shot in the left arm, when the shooting began.
The man, Parminder Singh, said that his niece was sitting in a car in a nearby parking lot.
This is a breaking story. It will be updated.