FedEx: Mass shooter was a former employee of the company

Police Id Gunman In Fedex Shooting As Young Male In 20s
Michael Conroy

Law enforcement confer at the scene, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Indianapolis, where multiple people were shot at a FedEx Ground facility near the Indianapolis airport.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The man who police say fatally shot eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis is a former employee.

FedEx spokesperson Bonny Harrison released the information Friday. She says company officials can’t speculate on a motive but are working closely with investigators.

Two law enforcement officials briefed on the matter identified the suspect as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole of Indiana. The officials spoke to The Associated Press anonymously as they were not authorized to release the information.

Police scoured a FedEx facility in Indianapolis and searched the suspected gunman’s home Friday.