SAN FRANCISCO — This was the scene in downtown San Francisco early this morning right before 9:00 am, where UPS employees were evacuated from their building, after a gunman opened fired inside the facility.
According to SFPD, three people were killed and two are injured.
Those injured were rushed to near by San Francisco general hospital for treatment.
The shooter died on the scene, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
“One contact team located the suspect who was still armed with an assault pistol. The suspect put the gun to his head and discharged the weapon,” said Toney Chaplin, SFPD Asst. Chief. “Officers secured the weapon and immediately administered aid to the suspect.”
Two firearms were recovered from the scene.
Police say the incident currently involves only one suspect, and the incident is not related to terrorism.
The suspect was reported to be wearing a UPS uniform and has been confirmed by the company as an employee.
Authorities are still trying to find a motive.
Police have yet to release the identities of the suspect or the victims.
In a statement, UPS offered their thoughts and prayers to those affected.
UPS also says that due to today’s incident, drivers have not gone out with packages, so customers can expect delays.