Shooting at birthday party in Kentucky, US leaves 5 dead, including the shooter | Florence | latest | WORLD



A shooting last night at a house located in Florence (, ) left five people dead, including the shooter, and three others injured, the city’s Police Department reported.

Authorities received the alert at around 3 a.m. local time (7:00 GMT) and moved to a home where a birthday party was being held. 21 year old boy with his family.

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The 20-year-old suspect apparently knew the party goersbut had not been invited, according to Florence Police.

Missy Rittingercounty coroner Booneconfirmed that the four victims were adults: two women and two men.

The suspect, an adult male who self-inflicted a gunshot woundfled the scene by car when the police arrived.

After stopping him, he ignored the agents and began a chase that ended with the suspect leaving off the road and falling into a ditch.

This one was sent to a hospital local but shortly after his death was confirmed.

The other three injured in the incident are now recovering in a hospital. nearby hospital and are in stable condition according to the Florence Department.

The Sheriff’s Office from the county of Boone He confirmed that the shooter acted alone and that there is currently no threat to the town’s residents.

Florence is a city of about 35,000 inhabitants located in the Boone Countystate Kentuckybut only about 20 kilometers (12 miles) southwest of Cincinnati (Ohio).

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