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3 employees dead following shooting at Memphis postal facility

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Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 2:05 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Three employees are dead following a shooting at a Memphis postal facility Tuesday afternoon.

Memphis police responded to the facility near the intersection of Park Avenue and Pendleton Street just after 1 p.m.

An FBI spokesperson said the shooter was one of the three deceased and died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The victims’ identities have not been released.

The United States Postal Service released the following statement regarding the shooting:

“The Postal Service is saddened at the events that took place today in Memphis. Our thoughts are with the family members, friends and coworkers of the individuals involved. The Postal Service will be providing resources to all employees at the East Lamar Carrier Annex in the coming days and weeks.”

Stay with Action News 5 as more information becomes available.

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