At least five are dead after a shooting at an industrial complex in Orlando, Florida. The shooting occurred in an industrial area on North Forsyth Road near Hanging Moss Road in suburban Orlando, northeast of downtown Orlando.
While it is unclear how many fatalities there are, the shooter, a disgruntled employee, is confirmed to be dead. Unconfirmed reports suggest that five are dead in the attack.
Law enforcement authorities in Florida say there are “multiple fatalities” following a shooting in an industrial area near Orlando.
On its official twitter account Monday morning, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the “situation” has been contained. Officials say they’ll provide an update as soon as the “info is accurate.”
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demmings is expected to make a statement soon. Several roads in Orlando were closed as deputies responded to the shooting.
According to a police spokesperson, about 25 police vehicles and 70 officers responded to the scene. Officials said they will provide an update as soon as the “info is accident.” It has been confirmed that the shooter is not on the loose but it is unknown if the shooter had been shot by police or taken into custody.
No further details are available at this time.
The shooting comes almost a year after Orlando was the site of the nation’s worst terror attack since 9/11, when Omar Mateen killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016.