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Six reported wounded in FedEx facility shooting in US

Published on Apr 29, 2014 9:26 PM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - An unidentified gunman shot and wounded six people at a FedEx facility in the US state of Georgia, US media reported Tuesday morning.

Atlanta's CBS4 news station said police were alerted shortly before 6am about the shooting in a warehouse in the city of Kennesaw, 40km northwest of Atlanta.

The building was evacuated as police launched a search for the suspect, the station said.

"We have multiple victims at this time that have been transported to a local area hospital," Mike Bowman, officer with the Cobb County Police Department, said in a statement reported by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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