There are preliminary reports of a mass shooting at the Indianapolis, Indiana, FedEX airport facility.
FOX59 reported that “multiple people were wounded” on the southwest side of the city.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after multiple people were wounded in a shooting on Indy’s southwest side Thursday night. The mass shooting occurred in the 8900 block of Mirabel Road. Google
The Indiana State Police says I-70 is closed in both directions between I-465 and Ronald Regan Pkwy due to police activity in the area.
Videos on social media showed a large response to the scene.
⚠️🇺🇸#URGENT: Reports of several people shot at Indianapolis FedEx facility#Indianapolis l #IN
Police & EMS personnel are responding to a FedEx facility where reports say 8 people have been shot. The shooter has not been detained and may still be shooting.
More details shortly! pic.twitter.com/UzJwc8P8I1
— Intel Point ALERTS (@IntelPointAlert) April 16, 2021
Rafael Sánchez, WRTV journalist, wrote on Twitter, “Initial details on mass casualty shooting at FedEx facility in Indy.” He said that the first 911 call came in at 11:07 p.m. on April 15, 2021, with people reporting someone shooting outside the building. There were then reports of shots in the building. He said there were multiple injuries, and people were hiding by conveyer belts inside.
Here’s what you need to know:
A Witness Said a Man Pulled a Gun Out of His Trunk
Indianapolis FedEx facility shooting witness interview. pic.twitter.com/NRbXSk5d57
— John Curtis (@Johnmcurtis) April 16, 2021
A witness told John Curtis, “One guy showed up and pulled a gun out of his trunk and went inside. People were driving away, but then he started shooting at the cars driving away.” He said the shooting started in the parking lot, and then continued in the building.