A large number of people were wounded by bullets and a man believed to be the shooter committed suicide in Indianapolis late Thursday evening, according to police, who did not immediately clarify the severity of the injuries.
Police spokeswoman Jenny Cook told reporters that her agents had a shooting incident that took place in an office of the FedEx mail transport company near the city’s international airport and believed that the gunman had killed a suicide.
Police said several people were wounded, but did not confirm their number or condition.
Sergeant John Perrin, who works for the Indiana State Police Media Division, called on relatives of FedEx employees to gather at the local Holiday Inn.
And showed a live broadcast of police tapes at the scene, which came after several shootings in recent weeks.
And at the end of last month, four people, including a child, were killed in an office building in Southern California.
On March 22, 10 people were killed in a grocery store shooting in Boulder, Colorado.
This came less than a week after a man shot and killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, at a health resort in Atlanta, Georgia.
About 40,000 people in the United States die each year with firearms, more than half of them by suicide.
But the issue of regulating the carrying of guns in the United States is politically dangerous.
This month, President Joe Biden announced six implementing measures that he said would help stop the crisis caused by gun violence.
Republicans immediately attacked the moves, and House Leader Kevin McCarthy warned of “unconstitutional excess.”
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