Five dead after mass shooting and hostage situation at SunTrust bank in Florida
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A man opened fire at a SunTrust bank in Sebring, Florida Wednesday and multiple people were injured. The gunman has surrendered after a hostage situation. Police had attempted to negotiate with the gunman but were unable to garner any results.


Officers are expected to brief the media at 4:30 p.m. EST on specifics, fatalities or injuries.

This isn't the first mass shooting in 2019. According to a website that tracks such shootings, this is the 19th for 2019 in less than a month.

UPDATE: Police released a statement that five hostages had been shot in the bank.