Eight people were killed and several others were injured in a shooting at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis International Airport on Thursday night, the police said.
During a press briefing, Officer Genae Cook of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said eight victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Four people were transported to the hospital, and two were treated at the scene, according to the police.
One of injured was in critical condition early Friday morning, The Indianapolis Star reported.
Cook said “preliminary information” suggested the gunman killed himself. A suspect has not been named, and Cook said it was too early to tell whether the man was an employee at the facility, according to the Associated Press.
Genae Cook, the public-information officer of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, giving a briefing early Friday on the FedEx shooting. CBS 4
In a statement shared with Insider, FedEx said the company was cooperating with local authorities.
“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of our team members following the tragic shooting at our FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis. Our most heartfelt sympathies are with all those affected by this senseless act of violence. The safety of our team members is our top priority, and we are fully cooperating with investigating authorities,” the company said.