Man Shoots, Wounds 6 At Metro Atlanta FedEx Center - ABC FOX MONTANA NEWS, WEATHER, SPORTS - KTMF/KWYB

Man Shoots, Wounds 6 At Metro Atlanta FedEx Center

Posted: Updated:
Mobile Users, Click This Link To View Slideshow Photos: http://tinyurl.com/mb8v8uk

UPDATE: KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in suburban Atlanta say a 19-year-old man shot six people at the FedEx package-sorting center where he worked before fatally shooting himself.
   
Police in Cobb County say Geddy Kramer also had several homemade explosive devices when he went to the facility in Kennesaw Tuesday morning, but none of those were detonated. Police did not disclose a motive for the shootings.
   
Police say a 28-year-old man who underwent surgery was in critical condition late Tuesday, while a 52-year-old woman who underwent surgery was upgraded to stable. A 22-year-old man's condition was also upgraded to stable.
   
Among the others wounded were a 42-year-old woman and two men, ages 38 and 19.
   
Geddy's father, Scott Kramer, released a statement expressing his family's condolences to the shooting victims.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

UPDATE:
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A doctor says three victims are in critical condition - and two of them with life-threatening wounds - after they were shot multiple times at a FedEx station outside Atlanta.

In all, six people were wounded in the shootings Tuesday morning, and the suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

Dr. Michael Nitzken at Wellstar Kennestone hospital told reporters two of the victims had been treated and released while a third remained at the hospital and was stable. He said each of them had wounds consistent with shotgun blasts.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

PREVIOUS COVERAGE:
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A witness says a gunman who opened fire at a FedEx center outside Atlanta was armed with an assault rifle, a knife and had bullets strapped across his chest "like he was Rambo."
    
FedEx clerk Liza Aiken said she looked up and saw the man before he opened fire inside the package-sorting station Tuesday morning. She was talking to a reporter outside when a woman in a FedEx jacket told her to stop and led her away.
    
Cobb County police say six people were wounded in the shootings and the gunman was found dead from a gunshot wound that appeared to be self-inflicted.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • Neighbors concerned after fatal hit and run

    Neighbors concerned after fatal hit and run

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:51:37 GMT
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A 47-year-old man died in a hit-and-run around 1:30 Tuesday morning. The man, Robert Royer, was riding his bicycle near I-90 and Park Rd in Spokane Valley when he was hit. Royer's wife described him as a loving father and friend. A neighbor of the victim, Jodi Pennington, says she's concerned about the lack of street lighting and traffic signs on the road. 
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A 47-year-old man died in a hit-and-run around 1:30 Tuesday morning. The man, Robert Royer, was riding his bicycle near I-90 and Park Rd in Spokane Valley when he was hit. Royer's wife described him as a loving father and friend. A neighbor of the victim, Jodi Pennington, says she's concerned about the lack of street lighting and traffic signs on the road. 
  • One Dies in Plane Crash Near Showdown

    One Dies in Plane Crash Near Showdown

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a plane crash just north of the Showdown ski areaIt happened earlier this afternoon just after 1pm near mile marker 30 on US Highway 89 near the Kings Hill recreation area in the Lewis and Clark National Forest. A Federal Aviation official says the plane had four people aboard but there was no immediate word on injuries. However Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards has told KFBB that there has been one fatality.There is also no word yet on what kind of plane ...
    Emergency crews are on the scene of a plane crash just north of the Showdown ski areaIt happened earlier this afternoon just after 1pm near mile marker 30 on US Highway 89 near the Kings Hill recreation area in the Lewis and Clark National Forest. A Federal Aviation official says the plane had four people aboard but there was no immediate word on injuries. However Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards has told KFBB that there has been one fatality.There is also no word yet on what kind of plane ...
  • Anonymous donor sends laptops to Spokane boys after seeing KHQ story

    Anonymous donor sends laptops to Spokane boys after seeing KHQ story

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:22:32 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Four young brothers in east Spokane have been working a lemonade stand all summer to raise money for school supplies. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Four young brothers in east Spokane have been working a lemonade stand all summer to raise money for school supplies. Someone took notice and sent a gift these four boys never expected.KHQ's Gabe Cohen received a package from Kansas City, sent from a man touched by the boys' efforts. In the package were four laptops, exactly what they had been working so hard to buy.
Powered by WorldNow

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.