Six people have tragically been injured in Kennesaw, Georgia after a shooting broke out in a FedEx mail facility. The suspected lone gunman has been found dead.
FedEx has confirmed that there has been a shooting on the morning of April 29 at their Kennesaw, Georgia location. This is so scary. Six people are confirmed to have been injured and are being cared for at the WellStar Kennestone Hospital, according to The Atlanta-Journal Constitution. The Cobb County police have reason to believe that there was only one shooter. Read on for more details about this tragic event and for updates as they come.
FedEx Shooting In Kennesaw, Georgia: Six Injured; One In Critical Condition
“FedEx is aware of the situation. Our primary concern is the safety and well being of our team members, first responders and others affected. FedEx is cooperating with authorities,” FedEx said in a statement to Atlanta’s Channel 2 Action News.
Some of the six injured are in surgery, and one is in critical condition.
Cobb County police arrived at the scene at 6 a.m. on April 29 after receiving a call about an active shooter. As police searched for the gunman inside the facility after the area had been secured, the suspected gunman was found dead — most likely from a self-inflicted gun shot wound, according to Fox News.
FedEx Shooting In Kennesaw, Georgia: Suspected Gunman Found Dead Of A Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound
Family members of those affected by this tragedy are being directed to a nearby skating arena for updates on the condition of their loved ones as it becomes available.
More news will follow as this sad story develops. Our thoughts are with the victims and with their loved ones during this difficult time.
— Amanda Michelle Steiner