At least four people have died after a United Parcel Service employee opened fire at a company facility in San Francisco.
Local media claim the suspect turned the gun on himself after firing at co-workers yesterday.
He was rushed to hospital, however died shortly after arrival.
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The company confirmed the shocking news in a statement via their Twitter account.
“UPS confirms there was a shooting incident involving six employees within the company’s facility in San Francisco earlier this morning,” the statement reads.
“Local law enforcement is conducting an investigation. We cannot provide information as to the identity of persons involved at this time, pending the police investigation.
“We understand that there are four deaths, although some individuals were transported to the hospital and we are unsure of their status at this time.”
United Parcel said they were saddened and deeply concerned about affected employees, family members and the community.
Our thoughts are with those affected by today’s tragic incident at a UPS facility in San Francisco. https://t.co/4XC32AoLFn
— UPS (@UPS) June 14, 2017