Orlando shooting with "multiple fatalities" investigated by police – CBS News

 

ORLANDO, Fla. — Law enforcement authorities said there were “multiple fatalities” following a Monday morning shooting in an industrial area near Orlando.

On its official Twitter account Monday morning, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the “situation” has been contained, meaning there is no longer an active shooter. They said Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demmings will make a statement “as soon as info is accurate.”

The shooting was reported about 8 a.m. Monday.

Authorities closed the road near the scene and have urged motorists to “use caution.” A media staging area has been set up near the scene.

Several law enforcement vehicles are at the scene, and police dogs are searching the area, CBS Orlando affiliate WKMG-TV reports.

FBI agents were also on the scene, CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports.

No further details were immediately available.

This is a developing story.

Crews work the scene at a shooting at a business in Orlando, Florida, on June 5, 2017.

Crews work the scene at a shooting at a business in Orlando, Florida, on June 5, 2017.

 

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