Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he knew some victims of the Louisville shooting, including two friends who died and another who is in the hospital.
“I have a very close friend that didn’t make it today, and I have another close friend who didn’t either, and one who is at the hospital that I hope is going to make it through,” he said, becoming emotional.
8 injured, including 2 officers, in Louisville shooting
Officials said at a news conference Monday that eight people were injured, including two officers, during the shooting in Louisville.
Humphrey said the shooter died at the scene and at least four other victims were found dead at the scene.
Eight people were being treated at a hospital, with two in critical condition, including one officer, he said.
The CEO of the downtown bank in Louisville where a shooter killed five and injured six Monday morning said in a statement the safety of his employees is “paramount.”
In a Facebook statement from Old National Bank, the company said members of its executive team, including CEO Jim Ryan, are on their way to Louisville.
“The safety of Old National Bank employees and everyone we serve in our banking center locations is paramount,” Ryan said in the statement. “As we await more details, we are deploying employee assistance support and keeping everyone affected by this tragedy in our thoughts and prayers.”