FedEx shooting: "like Rambo"

, Posted: Tue, April 29 2014 at 10:06 AM, Updated: Tue, April 29 2014 at 10:33 AM

Kennesaw, Ga. --- (WXIA News) Police say the suspect in a shooting at a Kennesaw, Georgia FedEx facility has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He has not yet been named, but witnesses said he worked as a baggage handler for the company.

Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said the man, who has not been identified yet, started shooting just before 6 a.m. and was found about three hours later, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Pierce says the man was a package handler and sorter. Officers found his body in a loading bay with a shotgun.

Liza Aiken, who works at the facility, said she saw the suspect drop a knife shortly before he began shooting. She said he was dressed all in black with a camouflage vest, was carrying a weapon and "had bullets strapped to his chest like Rambo."

At least six FedEx employees were wounded in the shooting. Six of the victims were taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital. Hospital officials said at a press conference that three of the victims are in critical condition: a 28-year-old man, a 22-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman.

A 38-year-old man is in stable condition, while a 19-year-old man, is pending release The sixth victim, a 42-year-old woman, has been released from Kennestone.

A seventh victim was taken to the hospital for an injury suffered while trying to escape the gunman. Pierce said that person was not shot.

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