One man killed two people and wounded three people Friday when he opened a fire in a yoga studio Tallahassee, its capital Florida. United States. The author of the film took his life after the event, local authorities reported.
Alison Faris, spokeswoman of the local government, announced the death toll on the suicide wound, according to local Tallahassee Democrat newspaper.
"At about 5:47, the Tallahassee police reacted to the shooting," said police chief Michael DeLeo at a press conference.
"When they arrived at the scene, police officers found multiple victims with fired wounds."
Two of the five people taken to the nearby hospital later died of injuries, DeLeo said, and stated that the other three were in critical condition.
"There are indications that more people have fought and tried not only to save themselves but others who testify of their courage," he added.
After an attack on a yoga studio on the top floor of a small two-story commercial building, Reese Goad, administrator of the city, initially reported that five people were injured.
The fact that the mayor of Andrew Gillum, a democratic citizen of the electorate of the city, has temporarily suspended his campaign and congratulated local security forces on "quick response".
"No armed violence is acceptable," Gillum wrote in his Twitter account, announcing his return to the capital. Florida.
The mayor was an election rally recommended by the former US president in Miami. Barack Obama ahead of the mid-term elections, which will take place next Tuesday.
Until now, the authorities have not discovered the perpetrator's identity or the possible causes of the attack.
The incident happened last Saturday, Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old supposedly ending eleven people who entered a Jewish temple armed with a AR-15 rifle and three Glock 57 pistols and opened fire openly against believers without distinction.
Source: AFP / EFE