United States shooting: 4 killed, 2 injured in Cincinnati bank building, investigation underway

United States shooting: 4 killed, 2 injured in Cincinnati bank building, investigation underway

United States shooting: 4 killed, 2 injured in Cincinnati bank building, investigation underway

Bill Rinehart, a reporter, wrote on Twitter, "Report of active shooter".

"Earlier today, an active shooter entered our headquarters building in downtown Cincinnati". Eastern time, none of the victims had been publicly identified.

Omar Enrique Santa Perez appears in a booking photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office September 6, 2018. The Fifth Third Center is a 30-story skyscraper that sits on the square. Newly released security footage from inside the lobby showed the gunman firing randomly while carrying a briefcase with hundreds of rounds of ammunition over his shoulder.

Cincinnati police chief Eliot Isaac called the rampage "very horrific", though police said the circumstances surrounding the violence and a potential motive are thus far elusive.

No officers were injured. We could quickly see there was a large police presence and could see them blocking Fountain Square.

One unnamed construction worker told WLWT television that he saw two victims being brought out in the aftermath, including one woman in a blood-soaked shirt. Several people in critical condition.

Austin, a wife, mother of two and senior product manager for digital lending was in Cincinnati for a meeting, though she is based in Louisville.

Four people have died including a gunman after a shooting at a bank in Cincinnati. The gunman did not enter any upper floors.

The incident occurred in a lobby and loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank on Walnut Street, city's Fountain Square. The FBI and ATF are also assisting.


It's not yet clear whether the gunman was fatally shot by police or took his own life.

The local Telugu Association of North America office said they plan to help Kandepi's father. A weapon was recovered on the scene.

@CincyPD units are still actively clearing the scene in the 500 block of Walnut St. related to the active shooter investigation. They urged people to remain in lockdown and were still clearing the scene.

Hamilton County deputies are searching the home where they believe the Fifth Third Center shooter lived, according to Lt. Dave Daugherty. "After that I started running", he told the Enquirer.

Witnesses reported seeing victims on stretchers.

Jaenetta Cook, who manages a bakery on the first floor, said she hurried to lock the door after the first two shots.

Waiting for update from @CincyPD.

"She walked in the door and he shot her", Cain said.

Isaac also praised officers, who arrived at the site of the shooting within seconds, for their "quick response". There were about 50 citizens in the audience who gave Isaac a standing ovation.

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