Five people died and eight – including two police officers – were injured Mass shooting It happened early Monday morning at a bank in Louisville, Kentucky, according to authorities.
The gunman reportedly opened fire in the first floor conference hall of the Old National Bank at around 8:30 p.m. ABC News Reports.
At a press conference Monday, Louisville police confirmed four civilians had been killed. The suspected gunman also died, but police have not confirmed whether it was a self-inflicted attack or a confrontation with authorities.
The lone shooter is dead.
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The gunman opened fire at a Louisville bank, killing four people and wounding eight.
Eyewitnesses said. WHAS-11 He said the shooter was armed with a long gun and “started shooting.”
BREAKING: An active shooting is underway in and around the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville. Details:
– Officials say this is another ‘mass casualty’. Several people have been confirmed injured.
– Officers told traffic they heard a voice saying “active shooter in the bank”… pic.twitter.com/YRsVRzWcGq
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The police officer who responded was taken to the hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head
A police officer who responded was shot in the head, sources told ABC. He was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition and underwent emergency surgery.
Another officer was injured and taken to hospital. However, their condition was not known as of Monday morning.
Preliminary information indicates that the shooting does not appear to be terror-related.
At 9:15 a.m., Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg tweeted that local residents should avoid the area around Slugger Field.
An hour later, the Louisville Police Department tweeted that the “suspected shooter has been neutralized” and that “there is no longer an active threat of an attacker.”
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Authorities responded to a mass shooting incident, the suspect may be a former bank employee
Preliminary reports indicate the gunman may have been a former employee of the bank, WHAS-11 reported.
Kentucky Governor Andy Bescher tweeted that he was on his way to the shooting site.
“Please pray for the affected families and the city of Louisville,” he tweeted.
FBI and ATF agents are assisting with the incident and investigation.
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