Five people, two women and three men including the gunman, are dead after a shooting at a workplace in Orlando, Florida, CNN affiliate WFTV reported this morning.
The FBI is on the scene assisting the Orlando sheriff’s office, along with Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Sheriff Jerry Demings.
The shooting occurred in a business in an industrial park area, and deputies, according to the Orlando Sentinel, appeared to be focused on one particular building and one particular workplace, Fiamma Inc., which makes awnings for campers.
Sheriff: All indications are that just before deputies entered the active shooting scene, the suspect killed himself–ending the incident.
— OCSO FL News (@OrangeCoSheriff) June 5, 2017
Shelley Adams said her sister was in the bathroom when she heard shots. “She came out and saw a man on the floor,” she told the Sentinel.
Adams told ABC News that her sister was OK, but Adams said but “she kept saying, ‘My boss is dead.'”
The gunman, now identified as John Robert Neumann, Jr., who was an Army veteran, apparently targeted his victims, and according to Demings, had a “negative relationship” with at least one of them. Neumann was honorably discharged in 1999, said OCSO on Twitter.
“He was certainly singling out the individuals he shot,” Demings told reporters later on Monday afternoon.
The shooting comes just one week shy of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando—the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, which left 49 people dead and dozens others wounded on June 12, 2016.