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Don’t know how manny wounded.

 

https://defensemaven.io/bluelivesmatter/news/breaking-active-shooter-at-suntrust-bank-in-florida-multiple-people-down-flVfJeiGXkWLGXZgW1GCwQ/?fbclid=IwAR15d7epQHHSIuwPahq6zyNhpqJUZoYbKNdmWnm68VX6FIB2dx9sdQGXhlA

 

This time in Florida.

 

Sebring, FL - Local news station WFLA is reporting "several people down" at an active shooter scene at a SunTrust bank in Sebring.

The gunman is now in custody.

 

The incident started around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday when a man called 911 to report that he had fired shots inside of the SunTrust bank located on US-7 South in Sebring, according to WFLA.

 

The town of Sebring is located about 2 hours south of Orlando.

 

Sebring police and the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and set up a perimeter.

The suspect was reportedly barricaded in the bank and had been holding hostages, WFLA reported.

The Highlands County SWAT Team established communications with the suspect and began negotiating with him.

“Negotiations continued – we did breach in the bank with the Highlands County SWAT Team. At that point the subject did give up,” Sebring Police Commander Curtis Hart told reporters.

 

The suspect reportedly walked out of the bank and was arrested by police.

 

Then paramedics who had been staged just outside the bank with stretchers rushed into the building through the glass entrance that had been destroyed to care for victims, CNN reported.

 

Police have not released the name of the gunman, and Commander Hart said he did not know whether the shooter had been injured before he was arrested.

 

The commander also told reporters that they did not know yet whether the gunman had a history of mental illness.

There was no information available about how many victims were at the scene and what their conditions were, WFLA reported.

 

However, Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell confirmed that multiple people had been shot in what he called a “hostage situation.”

 

"I know there have been multiple people shot. These are civilians’ injuries and I’m not going into any more into that,” Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell told NBC News.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5 people have died.

 

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/us-and-world-news/bank-robbery-reported-in-sebring?fbclid=IwAR0oa7KbZ0bZpgEpnbyTcTmAMSGmdA9OiaNAckCsHPOXWlKlXgXtmwRADpo

 

SEBRING, Fla. (FOX 13) - Five people are dead after a man walked into a Sebring bank and opened fire Wednesday afternoon, then called 911 to report what he’d done before barricading himself inside.

 

The scene unfolded at the SunTrust Bank along U.S. 27, south of Lake Jackson. Just after 12:30 p.m., police say, they received a call from someone claiming that he had fired shots inside the bank. Deputies and officers responded and surrounded the building, with guns drawn.

 

 

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Okay this one is from Indiana.

 

https://wgntv.com/2019/01/26/5-people-shot-at-indianapolis-bar-police-describe-pandemonium/

 

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are sorting through details and interviewing multiple witnesses after five people were shot at a bar on the east side of Indianapolis early Saturday morning, according to WXIN.

 

Police said the shots rang out around 2 a.m. at Brotherman Tavern, located at 2947 N.Sherman Dr. Officers were initially called to the scene for a report of a disturbance at the bar, according to Deputy Chief Valerie Cunningham.

 

She said officers were met with "pandemonium."

 

"They located some individuals down," Cunningham said. "A couple of officers actually used their tourniquet on an individual that had some lower extremity wounds.”

 

The on-scene first aid was a “lifesaving measure” for the shooting victims, officials said.

 

“I cannot stress the importance enough of the first aid in the initial treatment of our officers on the scene,” Cunningham said. “Particularly the application of a tourniquet to one of the individuals that had the serious injury.”

 

Police were told the disturbance occurred about 30 to 45 minutes before the shooting. It’s believed someone involved in that disturbance returned to the bar, and that’s when shots were fired.

 

It’s not clear how many individuals fired shots in the bar. Interviews with witnesses are ongoing.

Ambulances transported two victims to Eskenazi Hospital and one to Methodist Hospital. All three sustained critical wounds. The other two victims were walk-ins at Community East Hospital, where their conditions had stabilized.

 

After the shooting, IMPD loaded up to 15 witnesses on an IndyGo bus to keep them warm.

 

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett later remarked on the officers lifesaving efforts, tweeting, "In the face of senseless violence, [IMPD officers] demonstrated incredible foresight and helped to save this individual's life. Thank you to this officer and so many other public safety officials who demonstrate their commitment to our community each day."

 

No suspects are in custody.

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