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:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 25, 2016
Local news outlets posted photos from the scene:
Police surrounding excel industries . pic.twitter.com/8bZvXiE4df
— KAKE Deb Farris (@Deb_Farris) February 26, 2016
Heavy police presence here at Excel Industries pic.twitter.com/gl38weVnlv
— KAKE Monica Castro (@KAKEmonica) February 26, 2016
— KSN News Wichita (@KSNNews) February 25, 2016
UPDATE: Two people are dead after a workplace shooting in Hesston, Kansas, a county dispatch supervisor tells CNN. pic.twitter.com/klSq16CrYe
— KWWL (@KWWL) February 26, 2016
UPDATE –– 7:45 pm EST: Authorities held a press conference to update everyone on the number of dead and injured:
Sheriff: Kansas gunman killed, “as many as 3 or 4 others" dead, possibly up to 20 people injured; 4 or 5 crime scenes
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) February 26, 2016
[featured image via @KSNNews]
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