THREE people have died following a suspected shooting incident in Massachusetts.
The “mass casualty event” is believed to have occurred after the suspect crashed a stolen truck into a building in Winthrop, Boston this afternoon.
People who live near the scene told WBZ-TV that a man crashed a truck he was driving into a brick building and gunshots were heard as the driver ran away.
According to the Massachusetts State Police, the gunman hijacked a truck and crashed it into a building.
The suspect then opened fire, killing a man and a woman, troopers said.
The alleged gunman also died after being shot by Winthrop police, Massachusetts State Police Spokesman Dave Procopio
The Police had arrived they found two gunshots two gunshot victims at the scene.
The suspect was initially believed to have “sustained serious, life-threatening injuries” and was transported to a local hospital.
One police officer was also taken to a hospital but was not seriously injured.
Police also discovered one other SUV which that had appeared to have been wrecked near the scene as well, WZB-TV reports.
“There are multiple injured people and motorists are asked to avoid the area to allow first responders unrestricted access to the scene,” Winthrop Police said.
The investigation is ongoing.
This is a developing story…
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