At least eight people, including four Sikhs, were killed and five others were injured in a FedEx service shooting in the US state of Indianapolis yesterday. Local community leaders have given this information. The shooting person has been identified as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole, who also committed suicide by shooting himself after being attacked late Thursday night.
About this delivery service, it is said that about 90 percent of the employees working here are Indian-Americans and most of them are from the Sikh community. Community leader Gurinder Singh Khalsa said, “It is very shocking. The Sikh community has suffered a lot due to this tragic incident.”
Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar tweeted, “I am deeply shocked by the shooting incident at the FedEx Service in Indianapolis. The victims include individuals from the Indian American Sikh community. The Mayor and local officials of our Consulate Indianapolis in Chicago As well as contact with community leaders. All possible assistance will be provided. “
– Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) April 17, 2021
Earlier, police spokesperson Gayne Cook told reporters that officers received information about a shootout at a FedEx service near the city’s international airport and the gunman is believed to have also committed suicide.
America: Many people injured in firing in Indianapolis city, later the assailant also committed suicide
Police said that several people were shot, but the exact number of injured could not be ascertained. Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Sergeant John Perrin asked relatives of FedEx employees to gather at a local Holiday Inn.
The live video shows the police siege at the site of the incident. In recent weeks, several large-scale firing incidents have come to light in the US. In the same episode, at the end of last month, four people, including a child, were shot dead in an office building in Southern California.
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