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Arizona Workplace Shooting: Four People Allegedly Shot At Phoenix PHX Office

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2:20 pm UPDATE – Police officers now allegedly believe that the Phoenix PHX gunman has left the building. The Arizona office building is reportedly referred to as Phoenix Peak. Some of the offices inside the building reportedly relate to lending, real estate, and the renting of properties.

A shooting witness referred to as Rob, had this to say during a KTAR interview:

“I heard two very loud noises. I thought maybe it was construction something had fallen, I didn’t relate it to gunshots at the time. Then someone ran through the office and said there had been a shooting, that here had been a man with two guns.”

The witness also stated that when he and others came out of an IT closet after hiding for about 20 minutes, he saw two bodies on the floor by a door. The man stated one victim appeared to be dead and another struggling immensely.

2:00 pm UPDATEFox News is noting that the gunman may still be inside the PHX complex. Conflicting reports coming out of Phoenix about the gunman’s possible location have not been confirmed by police officers.

The suspected gunman may be in his 60s. Initial reports indicate that the man may have been targeting one or more people. The three gunshot victims taken from the Phoenix PHX office building allegedly have life-threatening injuries. The types of injuries that the other five victims suffered are currently unknown.

A woman inside the Phoenix PHX building called 911 to report the Arizona workplace shooting. She noted that she was locked inside a closet or small room and could hear people screaming in the outer office.

1:50 pm UPDATE -Phoenix authorities have confirmed that three people were shot at the PHX office. Five more people were injured during the Arizona workplace shooting, ABC 15 News reports.

Phoenix, AZ – Four people have allegedly been injured at a PHX office near Glendale Avenue. The scene is still active and multiple police and first responders are visible near the business. Police canines are reporting maneuvering around the PHX office parking lot.

Fox News initial reports note that four people were injured. CNN breaking news alerts are currently reporting that there are at least two victims and the suspect remains at large. Police activity also visible at a second location near Glenrosa Avenue, according to ABC News.

More information about this breaking news story will be posted as it becomes available.

Does the shooting convince you that a gun ban is needed or make you feel that people need to get a concealed carry permit to protect themselves from criminals?

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