Shooting at FedEx Warehouse in Georgia

[Content Note: Guns; injury.]

An as-yet unidentified man, for whom police are still searching, shot six people at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Georgia, early this morning. The six victims were taken to a local hospital, one in critical condition. Several were taken into surgery.

The scene has been shut down while police investigate. The shooter reportedly fled the scene after the shooting, and there has so far been no indication from police that anyone has been taken into custody.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is providing updates here, including information on the investigation and areas designated to connect with family members and friends who were at the warehouse this morning.

I just don't even know what to say anymore.

UPDATE 1: Cobb County police Sgt. Dana Pierce has said that the suspect is dead. At the moment, there's no further information on whether he was killed by police or took his own life.

UPDATE 2: Police believe the still unidentified shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. They are not currently looking for any other suspects at this point.

UPDATE 3: The town in which this happened, Kennesaw, is "unique in the U.S. for mandating every household own at least one gun. The law is not enforced, so the Kennesaw gun ownership rate hovers around 50 percent, according to its police chief. That's still higher than the average rate of gun ownership in the U.S., estimated to be about 34 percent." So much for arguments about how more guns prevents mass shootings.

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