Eight killed in a shootout in Indianapolis

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Eight people were killed and several were seriously injured during the shooting in the American city of Indianapolis, according to the BBC.

According to eyewitnesses to the tragedy, several single shots came from the warehouse of FedEx, a postal service company. The attacker was alone. By the time the police arrived, eight people had been found at the scene, who had died from bullet wounds. Four more victims were immediately taken to hospital. The cause of the incident remains unknown, the attacker shot himself. Last week, US President Joe Biden announced a campaign to tighten the Guns Act in the wake of several massacres. Firearms have killed 12,395 people in the United States since the beginning of 2021, according to official figures. In 2020, there were 43,549 deaths.