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.
There will be a press conference at 4:30 pm at the Highlands County Sheriff's Office, 400 S. Eucalyptus St. In Sebring— Highlands Co Sheriff (@Highlands Co Sheriff) 1548273513.0
PHOTOS: 'Several down' after reports of armed person inside Sebring bank https://t.co/TTIwWWRxDO (Photos courtesy H… https://t.co/7qSFzCrtp7— WFLA NEWS (@WFLA NEWS) 1548270469.0
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.