Multiple people shot in San Francisco at UPS facility

Jackie Newman
June 15, 2017

"The suspect put the gun to his head and discharged the weapon", Chaplin said, adding that police have not determined a motive. Officers found wounded victims and pulled them to safety and then confronted the gunman, who was armed with an "assault pistol", Chaplin said.

It is unclear whether anyone was injured in the shooting.

Officials, UPS employees and witnesses described other scenes of chaos as shots rang out during a morning meeting before drivers were sent on their delivery routes.

"I was confused. They crossed the street and when they got to me, they said, 'Run, there is a shooter, ' so I started to run with them", she said.

Auto shop owner Robert Kim said he heard about five to eight rapid gunshots. I want to thank our courageous officers of the San Francisco Police Department, and our dedicated employees at 911 and San Francisco General Hospital.

Aerial footage showed police leading dozens of people, many in matching brown work uniforms, out of a building. They walked away calmly with emergency vehicles nearby and gathered nearby outside a restaurant.

The incident in San Francisco came hours after a gunman wielding a rifle opened fire on Republican US lawmakers practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader Steve Scalise and several others before being fatally shot by police.

Avoid the area of 17th Street and Vermont due to #SFPD Police activity.

Multiple people have been injured in a shooting in San Francisco Wednesday morning. Police have lifted the shelter in place order.

Deng watched from his window in the Potrero Hill section of San Francisco as workers fled the building shouting.

They are asking people in the area to shelter in place until further notice.

San Francisco police Sgt.

San Francisco police are inside the UPS warehouse searching for additional victims and witnesses.

This is a developing story.

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