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BREAKING NEWS: There has been a mass shooting at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis International Airport.
Authorities say multiple people have been shot and there is a massive police presence at the scene.
“I saw a man with a submachine gun of some sort, an automatic rifle, and he was firing in the open,” one survivor told television station WISH.
The crime scene has been declared a “mass casualty, Level 1.”
IMPD officers said they found “multiple victims at this time” and said they were investigating a “mass casualty shooting.”
There is no word on fatalities or injuries. However, police say the gunman took his own life.
Ian Johnston told reporters that his wife works at the facility.
“She texted me to tell me there was an active shooter,” he said. “She’s okay.”
Television station WRTV reports that a call went out for all available chaplains.
Watch live coverage:
Breaking: Multiple people have been shot at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis International Airport. There is a massive police presence at the scene. pic.twitter.com/XLqVVsBabD— PM Breaking News (@PMBreakingNews) April 16, 2021
#BREAKING: Multiple people were shot late Thursday night at a FedEx facility on the southwest side, police said. The scene has been declared a “mass casualty, Level 1,” according to dispatches. https://t.co/kGsVsBm8jw— WISH-TV (@WISH_TV) April 16, 2021
This man is so relieved his wife is okay, she is still inside the FedEx at this time. She is texting him updates. pic.twitter.com/dMKroZKddE— Courtney Crown (@CrownJournalist) April 16, 2021
Indianapolis FedEx facility shooting witnesses partial interview. pic.twitter.com/fYWs9KiAOw— John Curtis (@Johnmcurtis) April 16, 2021
#TrafficAlert— Sgt. John Perrine (@ISPIndianapolis) April 16, 2021
I-70 is closed in both directions between I-465 and Ronald Regan Pkwy due to police activity in the area. Please seek alternate routes
?#BREAKING Video shows window to a vehicle destroyed by gunfire after the initial shooting reported at the FedEx Facility— R A W S ? L E R T S (@Rawsalerts) April 16, 2021
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According to reports there were two shooters at the Fedex facility in Indianapolis There are reports of 5 dead at this moment pic.twitter.com/hO8nUafzsB
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after multiple people were wounded in a shooting on Indy’s southwest side Thursday night. https://t.co/YJ5UWPLiAB— Courtney Crown (@CrownJournalist) April 16, 2021
Breaking: Initial details on mass casualty shooting at FedEx facility in Indy. Heading into work @wrtv A page for all available Chaplains was issued to deal with developing situation @wrtv pic.twitter.com/JKfHh56NjA— Rafael Sánchez (@RafaelOnTV) April 16, 2021
Our reporter @CorneliusWRTV spoke to this witness who says he's been an employee at the facility for ten years. #WRTV pic.twitter.com/q8VUV1OSQr— Michael R. Hartz (@MikeThePhotog) April 16, 2021