Suspect Dead, 6 Injured In Shooting At FedEx Facility In Georgia

A suspect has died and six people were injured Tuesday morning in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Ga.

Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said that an unidentified male suspect arrived at the facility around 5:45 a.m. and started shooting, according to Atlanta news station WXIA.

The suspect since died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

The six people injured were taken to a hospital in neighboring Marietta, Ga., according to CNN. One victim was in surgery.

A company spokesman said FedEx was aware of the incident.

“The primary concern is the safety and well-being of our team members, first responders and others affected,” spokesman Scott Fielder said, as quoted by CNN. “FedEx is cooperating with authorities.”

This post has been updated.

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