UPDATE 2:42 P.M. EST: According to AP, four people are now dead, including the shooter. San Francisco police Sgt. Toney Chaplin says “the shooter shot himself, and police have not determined a motive.”
At least two people were killed and three others wounded at a UPS facility in San Francisco (Potrero Hill-area) early Wednesday morning.
San Francisco Deputy Police Chief Mikail Ali said the shooter opened fire then turned the gun on himself. His condition is unknown, while officials are still determining if there are any additional casualties.
USP released a statement confirming the incident, providing further information:
“UPS confirms there was a shooting incident involving 4 employees within the company’s facility in San Francisco earlier this morning. Local law enforcement are 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 potentially multiple deaths, although some individuals were transported to the hospital and we are unsure of their status at this time.
The company is saddened and deeply concerned about affected employees, family members and the community we share. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those touched by this incident.
The facility is an area package sorting hub and package delivery center.
UPS employs 850 at the facility.”
Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this senseless act of violence.
We’ll keep you updated as more news comes in.
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