Update: Indianapolis Authorities Identify Gunman as Former FedEx Employee


Update 04/16/2021 8:13pm:

According to reports, police have identified the suspect in a shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility as Brandon Scott Hole, 19, of Indiana. Authorities have also confirmed that Hole was a former FedEx employee.

“First and foremost, I want to express my deepest sympathies to the families, friends, and co-workers of those team members. Our priority now is in responding to the situation on the ground and helping our team members and law enforcement,” FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick Smith said in a statement.

Original 04/16/2021 9:12am:

A shooter stormed an Indianapolis FedEx warehouse around 11 pm on Thursday (April 15), killing at least 8 people and wounding at least 7 more people, and then killing himself. Indianapolis police say five people have been hospitalized, including one in critical condition who was expected to survive.

During a press conference, Officer Genae Cook of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department revealed that police arrived at an active shooting scene with employees running from the warehouse. When police encountered the shooter, he “immediately took his own life.” You can hear more information about the incident from Officer Cook above.

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