Multiple Deaths, More Injuries Reported in Kansas Workplace Shooting (UPDATED)


Two people were killed and more were injured after a gunman opened fire at Excel Industries in Hesston, Kansas.

According to KAKE, police responded quickly to the shooting and the gunman was quickly taken out. Hesston College, close to the site of the shooting, was placed on lockdown.

An unknown number of shooting victims were brought to hospitals in the area.

One witness told KWCH that he saw the gunman stop his truck, get out, shoot someone, then go into the building:

Local news outlets posted photos from the scene:

UPDATE –– 7:45 pm EST: Authorities held a press conference to update everyone on the number of dead and injured:

[featured image via @KSNNews]

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