Gunman Kills 3 before committing suicide in California

Thursday 15 June 2017 a week ago 42   Washington   Print

UPS workers gather outside after shooting at center in San Francisco on .

Report  Web desk : WASHINGTON: A gunman killed at least three people at a UPS facility in San Francisco before committing suicide, said Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin. Two other people were also shot and injured, he said. The gunman shot himself when confronted by police, authorities said. Officers responded to a report of an active shooter about 8:55 a.m. local time at the UPS San Francisco Customer Center, a couple of blocks east of Franklin Square. The package sorting and delivery facility employs 350 people. Officers arrived to learn the suspect was still inside the building, Chaplin said. A police contact team soon found him armed with an assault pistol, the assistant chief said. The suspect put the gun to his head and immediately discharged the weapon, he said. No officer fired a shot during the confrontation, according to Chaplin. UPS spokesman Steve Gaut released a statement saying that six employees were involved in a shooting incident but that the company cannot provide any identifications until the police investigation is complete. (01)