Shooting at Florida yoga studio leaves 2 dead, including gunman, several injured

Last Updated: Sat, Nov 03, 2018 09:29 hrs
Jacksonville shooting

Miami: Two people were killed and four others critically injured in a shooting at a yoga studio in the US state of Florida, police said.

According to the Chief of Police, Michael DeLeo, one of the victim was the shooter, who allegedly fatally shot himself after carrying out the attack, which took place at 5.30 p.m. on Friday in Tallahassee, reports Efe news.

DeLeo told the media said that one of the five wounded died later in a hospital.

"At this time, all indications are this is the act of a single person. There is no immediate threat to our community," DeLeo said.

The police chief said the shooter's motive was unknown.

According to express.co.uk, the incident took place at Thomasville Road and Bradford Road in the city. Traffic movement was disrupted during the shooting but was smooth afterwards.

The Tallahassee Memorial Hospital also confirmed that the injured were undergoing treatment for gunshot wounds. There are no updates on their condition as of now, as per the report. Further details are awaited.

On October 27, 11 Jewish worshippers were killed in a shooting rampage at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. The shooter, Robert Bowers, is accused of gunning down the 11 people. 



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