NEWS
 
UPDATE: Suspect in Atlanta warehouse shooting is dead
Police swarmed a FedEx warehouse outside Atlanta after shots rang out around 6:00am Tuesday
1 0
Emergency crews on the scene of a mass shooting at a package sorting facility near Atlanta
Photo: CBS News Atlanta

Police swarmed a FedEx centre where a shooter opened fire Tuesday morning, injuring at least six people at the package-sorting station north of Atlanta.

Cobb County police spokesman Michael Bowman said a suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound but police are still sweeping the package-sorting facility north of Atlanta to make sure there are no other threats.

An active shooter at the suburban facility was reported to police around 5:54 a.m., Bowman said.

``The area around the building has been secured and the officers are now clearing the incident location,'' Bowman said in an email. ``This is still an active and fluid situation.''

Six people wounded at the FedEx station were taken to nearby Wellstar Kennestone hospital. One of them had injuries that were ``possibly critical,'' Marietta police spokesman David Baldwin said.

FedEx said the facility north of Atlanta is a hub where packages are sorted and loaded onto vehicles for delivery. It's located next to the general aviation airport for suburban Cobb County.

The company was co-operating with police but had no details to release about the shootings Tuesday morning.

``We are aware from the authorities of the situation,'' said Scott Fiedler, a FedEx spokesman. ``Our primary concern is the safety and wellbeing of our team members, first responders and others affected.''

Categories:

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. john posted on 04/29/2014 10:56 AM
    qustian is this a false flag op ? let the theatrics begun .
showing all comments

DON'T MISS

AIRPORT TUNNEL

THE BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT TUNNEL

PortsToronto will open a new pedestrian tunnel to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on July 30th, which will serve as a significant piece of infrastructure that will provide travellers with fast, convenient and reliable access to the airport

NEWS ALERTS

STAY CONNECTED

Sign up for out Breaking News Alerts and receive up-to-the-minute coverage of the top stories of the day

 
1 0
Emergency crews on the scene of a mass shooting at a package sorting facility near Atlanta
Photo: CBS News Atlanta

Police swarmed a FedEx centre where a shooter opened fire Tuesday morning, injuring at least six people at the package-sorting station north of Atlanta.

Cobb County police spokesman Michael Bowman said a suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound but police are still sweeping the package-sorting facility north of Atlanta to make sure there are no other threats.

An active shooter at the suburban facility was reported to police around 5:54 a.m., Bowman said.

``The area around the building has been secured and the officers are now clearing the incident location,'' Bowman said in an email. ``This is still an active and fluid situation.''

Six people wounded at the FedEx station were taken to nearby Wellstar Kennestone hospital. One of them had injuries that were ``possibly critical,'' Marietta police spokesman David Baldwin said.

FedEx said the facility north of Atlanta is a hub where packages are sorted and loaded onto vehicles for delivery. It's located next to the general aviation airport for suburban Cobb County.

The company was co-operating with police but had no details to release about the shootings Tuesday morning.

``We are aware from the authorities of the situation,'' said Scott Fiedler, a FedEx spokesman. ``Our primary concern is the safety and wellbeing of our team members, first responders and others affected.''

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. john posted on 04/29/2014 10:56 AM
    qustian is this a false flag op ? let the theatrics begun .
showing all comments

Top stories

Police say Mark Lorenzoni has been found alive...

Poll

Protesters from Black Lives Matter blocked traffic on the Allen last night to protest police shootings. Was this the best way to make a point?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hours 24 hour(s) VoteResults