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Three critical after FedEx shooting

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A doctor says three people are in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, injuring six people in all.

Police say the suspected gunman worked for FedEx as a package handler. He was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound about an hour after someone called 911 early today.

A witness says the gunman who opened fire was armed with an assault rifle, a knife and had bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo."

Police say at least six people are injured after a shooter opened fire at a FedEx center north of Atlanta.

Cobb County police spokesman Michael Bowman says an active shooter was reported early Tuesday at the FedEx package sorting facility in Kennesaw. He says police have surrounded the building and are working to clear it. He calls the situation "active and fluid."

Marietta police spokesman David Baldwin says six injured patients were taken to nearby Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, one of them with potentially critical in+juries. Police didn't' immediately say if anyone has died.

FedEx spokesman Scott Fiedler says the company is cooperating with authorities.

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