Gunfire at UPS hub leaves 4 people dead


A driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in.

At least two people are dead after a shooting at a UPS facility in San Francisco on Wednesday morning, San Francisco Deputy Police Chief Mikail Ali said.

Police say that four people have been killed, including the gunman, after a shooting at a UPS facility in San Francisco.

Two other people were shot and have been taken to an area hospital, police said.

Emergency vehicles are parked and police gather outside a UPS package delivery warehouse where a shooting took place Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in San Francisco. He said that none of the police officers involved fired a shot while the confrontation was happening.

UPS confirms there was a shooting incident involving 4 employees within the company's facility in San Francisco earlier this morning.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, located about a mile from the facility, was put on alert following the shooting. A San Francisco Police Department official identified Lam, 38, and said he's from San Francisco but had no immediate details on his background.

Each level of the UPS building is dedicated to serving a different area of the city. They evacuated shooting victims as they searched the building. Chaplin also said two weapons were recovered after the incident.

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Cilia said he spoke to witnesses who had been in the meeting of UPS drivers. The supervisor also told everyone on the scene that they would be interviewed by the police.

Marvin Calderon told San Francisco Bay Area news station KNTV that he heard five to six gunshots and that he recognized the gunman as a fellow employee, but he did not know him personally.

"Violence is never the answer, but the continuing scourge of gun violence is particularly disheartening", she said.

"We are always saddened by the loss of life to gun violence". Several people who were on site at the time of the shooting are not UPS employees, he added. The wife of one UPS employee described a chaotic scene inside the UPS facility, where the assailant shot several people execution-style.

UPS workers gather outside after a reported shooting at a UPS warehouse and customer service center in San Francisco on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Cilia said it was a routine filing for drivers when they worked 9 1/2 hours more than three times a week. "As they got on the bus, they were all ducking".

The gunman was injured in a shootout with police and later died in police custody.

Aerial footage showed police leading dozens of people, many in matching brown work uniforms, out of a building.