At least 8 dead and 60 injured as gunman goes on rampage near airport

Police have confirmed at least eight people have died and up to 60 have been injured in a ‘mass casualty’ shooting at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis airport.

Officers say they found ‘multiple victims’ and a number of people have been taken to hospital for their injuries late Thursday evening. Police later said four people were transported by ambulance with one in critical condition to hospitals. Some were injured and treated at the scene. 

Police say they came in contact with an active shooter after they were called shortly after 11pm. 

The male gunman is understood to have taken his own life. Police reported finding the alleged shooter’s body at 11:23 p.m. local time.

Two eyewitnesses report seeing a man getting a gun from the trunk of his car. One worker told local media they saw a body on the floor.

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