Shooter's gun jammed during Cincinnati office rampage: Cops

Shooter's gun jammed during Cincinnati office rampage: Cops

Shooter's gun jammed during Cincinnati office rampage: Cops

Four people were killed in downtown Cincinnati after a gunman opened fire in a bank at Fountain Square.

The gunman killed three men and wounded Austin and one other person before he was killed by police.

Suspect Omar Enrique Santa Perez is displayed on a security video that was shown during a news conference, September 7, 2018, in Cincinnati, detailing the shooting incident from the previous day in the city's downtown business district.

Isaac said Perez was armed with a Taurus 9 mm handgun that investigators believe he legally purchased from a local gun store on August 2.

"People in the immediate vicinity should remain on lockdown until further notice", Cincinnati police said in a tweet.

Zach Fritzhand, who works nearby, said he saw victims lying motionless on stretchers.

"She walked in the door and he shot her", Cain told the paper, saying that he heard up to 15 shots fired.

The shooting happened near Cincinnati's landmark Fountain Square.

Austin, who works for the bank as a senior product manager for digital lending, said she was "thinking about how I can make a difference in the future".

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said: "We send our prayers to the victims and their families".

The gunman then entered the bank's lobby and continued to shoot.

The building the gunman targeted was said to have strict security, and it wasn't clear how he was able to get in.

The other two killed are 48-year-old Luis Calderon and 64-year-old Richard Newcomer.

Omar Enrique Santa Perez had opened fire in the building's loading dock before continuing into the lobby area and firing more shots, Isaac told reporters at a televised press conference.

One witness, Leonard Cain, told the Cincinnati Enquirer that he was going inside the bank when someone yelled that he shouldn't because of the shooting. After that I started running. Another moved to Cincinnati a year ago to take a better job with Fifth Third Bancorp.

A police officer comforts a woman outside UCMC ER following an active shooter situation in downtown Cincinnati. The bank building was locked down for most of the morning, and the usually crowded surrounding streets and sidewalks were closed off.

An ongoing investigation has provided no indication of the shooter's motive, according to Isaac, but "mental health issues" may have been a factor, he said. Two other victims are being treated at University of Cincinnati hospital.

"There was a senseless act of gun violence on the streets of Cincinnati this morning. That's not what our city is", Sittenfeld wrote on Twitter.

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