The Latest: Gillum visits 2 yoga studio shooting victims
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Florida yoga studio (all times local):
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is the Democratic nominee for governor, broke off the campaign trail to return to Tallahassee after the shooting at a yoga studio in the city. He earlier appeared at a campaign event with former President Barack Obama.
Late Friday night, Gillum spoke to reporters near the scene of the shooting to say that he had visited in the hospital two people who were shot at the studio. The mayor said they were in good spirits despite their injuries.
Gillum asked residents to pray for those who survived and those who were killed in the shooting.
“We all feel a sense of added vulnerability” because of the shooting, the mayor said.
Police say a second person has died at the hands of a shooter who opened fire inside a Florida yoga studio before killing himself.
Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo told reporters Friday night that the gunman shot six people and pistol-whipped one other person before fatally shooting himself. The conditions of the other victims are unclear.
The death toll from the shooting inside a small Tallahassee shopping center now stands at three, including the suspect.
Authorities have not identified the shooter or the victims.
DeLeo said authorities are investigating possible motives. He declined to say what kind of gun the shooter had.
Authorities say a man fatally shot one person and critically wounded four others at a Florida yoga studio before killing himself.
During a media briefing Friday night, Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said four people are in critical condition following the shooting, which took place in a small Tallahassee shopping center. City spokeswoman Alison Faris tells news outlets that the suspect fatally shot himself.
Police haven’t identified the shooter and are asking for anyone who saw something unusual around the time of the shooting to contact police.
Officials say a man killed himself after wounding at least four others at a yoga studio in Florida’s capital.
The shooting Friday was in a small Tallahassee shopping center and multiple police cars and ambulances were on the scene.
City spokeswoman Alison Faris tells news outlets that the suspect fatally shot himself. City Manager Reese Goad said four people were wounded.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is the Democratic nominee for governor, tweeted that he’s breaking off the campaign trail to return to Tallahassee.