CHICAGO (CBS)– A mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis left eight people dead and multiple injured overnight. Here’s what we know so far.
- Shots were fired at the Fedex Ground-Plainfield Operation Center Thursday night.
Officers arrived at the facility, located at 8951 Mirabel Road, after shots were fired inside and outside of the facility.READ MORE: COVID Test Confusion After Suburban Family Believes They Got False Result from University Of Illinois SHIELD Program
A person told police one victim was shot inside her car, outside of the facility.
- Eight people were fatally shot and multiple people were taken to local hospitals.
The eight people who were fatally shot were pronounced dead at the facility, police said. Police confirmed five people were taken to local hospitals with injuries related to the shooting.
One person is in critical condition. Two other victims were treated on the scene.
Police have identified the eight people killed. Victims range in age from 19 to 74 years old.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
One victim was 66-year-old Amarjeet Johal, who was picking up her paycheck when she was shot. The Sikh Coalition said Johal was one of four Sikh community members killed in the shooting.
Jaswinder Singh, 64, was also killed. He just started working at FedEx a week ago, his family says, because he was bored at home. He was also murdered while picking up his paycheck.
- The shooter took his own life at the scene.
The shooter has not been identified by police at this time, but officials confirmed the shooter killed himself. He is not included in the death toll of eight, CBS News reported.
- The suspect “likely” used a rifle during the shooting incident.
Police confirmed in a second press conference that the suspect likely used a rifle. The suspect’s motive and connection to the facility are still unknown.
The suspect’s car is being investigated as it was left at the scene.MORE NEWS: Chicago God Star Families Memorial Lights Tree For Those Who Fallen Military And Their Families
This is a developing story. CBS 2 will provide updates as new information is available.