• Gunman kills 2, wounds 4 before killing himself in shooting at Tallahassee yoga studio

    By: Jason Kelly

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - 10:15 update

    Police said a second person has died at the hands of a shooter who opened fire at a Tallahassee yoga studio before killing himself.

    Tallahassee Chief of Police Michael DeLeo said 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 at a small shopping center now stands at three, including the gunman.

    Authorities have not identified him or the victims.

    DeLeo said authorities are investigating possible motives. He declined to say what kind of gun the shooter had.

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    10 p.m. update

    Police said the shooting happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. during a hot yoga class.

    "All indications are this is the act of a single person. There is no immediate threat to our community," Tallahassee Chief of Police Michael DeLeo said. "Obviously, we're all very saddened and shocked by the events that occurred, but it's important that people understand that there is no immediate threat outside of what has already occurred here this evening."

    Investigators haven't identified the gunman or any of the victims.

     

    7:40 p.m. update

    Authorities said 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 Chief of Police 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 told 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.

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    7 p.m.

    Officials said 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.

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    City spokeswoman Alison Faris said that the shooter 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.

    Watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. for live updates to this developing story. Receive live updates on-the-go by downloading the WFTV news app here.

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