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Gunman Kills Three in Cincinnati Bank, Shot Dead by Police

Police said two people were hospitalised after the attack, adding that the shooter's motive was not clear yet.


Updated:September 6, 2018, 10:00 PM IST
Gunman Kills Three in Cincinnati Bank, Shot Dead by Police
Cincinnati Police respond to shooting inside a bank on Thursday. (Cincinnati Police Department/Handout via Reuters)
Chicago: A gunman opened fire at a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati on Thursday, fatally wounding three people before police shot and killed him, authorities said.

The incident occurred after 9am local time at the lobby and loading dock of the 30-story Fifth Third Bank building in the city's downtown business district. "An individual entered the loading dock area, began firing shots," Cincinnati Police chief Eliot Isaac said.

Nearby police engaged the gunman in a shootout and killed him, the chief said. Three people died of their wounds and two others remain hospitalised.

The shooter's identity or motive were not released. Further details are awaited.

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