Indianapolis FedEx shooting: At least eight killed


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At least eight people were killed in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on Thursday.

Police responded to a report of the shooting at the facility after 11 p.m. local time, Jenny Cook, an officer with the Indianapolis City Police Department, said. He said at a news conference early Friday morning.

We have several people with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. We have others who have been transferred to different hospitals around the region, ”Cooke said He said. Cook said anyone unable to contact a family member who works at the FedEx facility should meet at the local Holiday Inn Express.

Police believe that the alleged shooter killed himself at the shooting site.

“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of our team members following the tragic shooting at our FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis,” FedEx said in a statement early Friday morning. mentioned. Our sincere sympathy goes out to all those affected by this clumsy, violent act.

The past month has seen a series of high-profile mass shootings in the United States that killed dozens. On March 16, eight people died – six of them were Asians In a shooting at Atlanta area health resorts. Since then, 10 people Died At a Colorado grocery store. Former NFL player Six people were killed, Including himself, in his doctor’s house; Three members Family in Brooklyn And the Four members of a family in Dallas Killed by relatives who subsequently killed themselves; One died and five were injured In a business cabinet in Brian, Texas; Then an armed student died Tennessee police officer shooting and wounding.

Mass shootings are shockingly common in the United States Compared to other countriesEven if they constitute a small percentage of the deaths resulting from armed violence. So far in 2021, at least 5,401 people have died from armed violence by April 16, excluding those who have died by suicide. According to data from the Gun Violence Archive.

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