DEVELOPING: Shooting in Orlando Results in ‘Multiple Fatalities’

UPDATE: During a press conference Monday, authorities announced that following an act of workplace violence at the hands of a disgruntled former employee five individuals have died including the shooter.

Reportedly, three male victims and a female were pronounced dead on scene while a fifth died at a nearby hospital.

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Authorities additionally explained that the identify of the shooter will be result after their next of kin has been officially notified.

Via Fox News

Shelley Adams told The Associated Press that her sister, Sheila McIntyre, called her from the building’s bathroom during the shooting and was very upset. She kept repeating “My boss is dead. My boss is dead,” Adams said.

A witness said they heard multiple, very loud gunshots, according to Fox 35 Orlando.

FBI is on the scene assisting local police on the investigation, a spokesperson from the bureau told Fox News.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said in a statement that he has been briefed on the situation.

“Ann and I are praying for the families who lost loved ones today. I ask all Floridians to pray for the families impacted by this senseless act of violence. I will remain in contact with the Orlando law enforcement community throughout the day as more information is made available,” the statement read.

ADDITIONAL: 

[Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings] said that the alleged shooter, who killed himself, was identified as a 45-year-old man who had been fired from Fiamma Inc., an awning manufacturing company, back in April. The employee had a criminal history “minor in nature,” with arrests for possession of marijuana and DUI. Officers had been called to the company back in June 2014 for a “workplace violence incident” in which “he allegedly battled another employee here in the business,” Demings said.

PREVIOUS: While details on this situation are currently scare, authorities have confirmed that a shooting at an Orlando industrial park has resulted in ‘multiple fatalities.’

The incident reportedly took place near Full Sail University at an industrial building off of Forsyth Road in Orange County around 9 am Monday and is said to have ‘stabilized’ at the moment, however, authorities have yet to release details regarding the incident.

Currently, CNN is reporting that at least five individuals including one believed to be the shooter have been killed during the incident.

Orange County Sheriff’s Capt. Angelo Nieves has confirmed to the media that the shooting has resulted in multiple casualties, stating that the department will hold a press conference shortly.

We will continue to update on this as new details surface.



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