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Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Indianapolis police say 8 people are dead and a suspected gunman killed himself in a shooting late Thursday at a FedEx facility.

Posted: Apr 15, 2021 9:57 PM
Updated: Apr 16, 2021 8:32 AM

UPDATE: 7:25 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2021 — Police say a gunman has killed eight people and wounded several others before apparently taking his own life in a late-night attack at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport.

It was the latest in a recent string of mass shootings across the United States. Five people were hospitalized after the Thursday night shooting. A police spokesperson said one of them had critical injuries. Another two people were treated and released at the scene.

FedEx said people who worked for the company were among the dead. Police have not identified the shooter or said whether he was an employee at the facility.


Indianapolis police say multiple people have been shot and a suspected gunman killed himself in a shooting late Thursday at a Fedex facility.

A police spokesperson says when officers arrived they observed an active shooting scene.

Police say multiple people were shot but a specific number has not been given.

The spokesperson says police don't believe the public is in danger.

Live video from news outlets at the scene showed crime scene tape in the parking lot outside the facility.

A worker told WISH-TV he heard several gunshots and saw a man with an automatic rifle.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information on-air and online.

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