The taking pictures occurred Tuesday afternoon at a USPS service annex.
Two U.S. Postal Service staff are useless after a taking pictures at a Memphis postal facility, authorities stated.
The suspected shooter, who was additionally a USPS worker, died of an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound, FBI Memphis spokesperson Lisa-Anne Culp stated throughout a press briefing Tuesday.
The taking pictures occurred Tuesday afternoon on the East Lamar Provider Annex, a location that doesn’t have retail clients. Round 2:50 p.m. native time, the Memphis Police Division stated it had secured the scene and there was no energetic menace.
A witness informed Memphis ABC affiliate WATN she noticed folks operating away saying photographs had been fired.
USPS is working with the FBI, Memphis Police Division and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on the investigation, Postal Inspector Susan Hyperlink informed reporters.
The USPS and FBI spokespeople didn’t share any extra info on the taking pictures, together with the identifies of the victims or suspect.
“The Postal Service is saddened on the occasions that came about at present in Memphis,” the USPS stated in an announcement. “Our ideas are with the members of the family, associates and coworkers of the people concerned. The Postal Service will probably be offering sources to all staff on the East Lamar Provider Annex within the coming days and weeks.”
That is the second high-profile office taking pictures within the Memphis space in current weeks. Final month, one particular person was killed and 14 others have been injured in a taking pictures at a Kroger grocery retailer in Collierville. The suspected gunman, a third-party vendor for Kroger, died of an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound, police stated.