Deadly Cincinnati shooting: What we know now

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Local law enforcement in Cincinnati briefed the media Thursday morning after a gunman opened fire in the Fifth-Third building downtown near Fountain Square (courtesy of our news partner at WCPO)

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A fatal mass shooting at Cincinnati's Fifth Third Bank headquarters at Fountain Square is under investigation.

Here’s a look at what we know now:

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How many dead?

Four people are dead, including the shooter, according to Cincinnati police.

How many other victims?

Two other victims are in the hospital, according to police.

What happened?

Chief Eliot Isaac said the gunfire started around 9:10 this morning when the shooter came into the Fifth Third Bank headquarters’ loading dock at Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. He began shooting, then entered the lobby. Officers engaged the suspect, Isaac said, in an effort to prevent further victims. One of the officers killed the shooter, according to the city’s mayor.

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What we’re working on

We’re working to learn more about the suspect and victims of this shooting, what the impact of this will be on Cincinnati and other local cities, and the latest about the investigation.

Deputies were preparing to search the shooter’s house in North Bend, a Cincinnati suburb.

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