The mass shooter who is responsible for the shooting deaths of eight people at an Indiana FedEx facility has been identified as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole.
Law enforcement sources disclosed the identity of the shooter to NBC News.
Law enforcement sources tell @NBCNews the FedEx shooting suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Brandon Scott Hole— Susan Kroll (@suekroll) April 16, 2021
The suspect was known to be a threat to law enforcement, however, the individual was able to carry out one of the worst mass shooting incidents of 2021.
“Authorities were warned about FedEx suspect’s potential for violence in the past, sources say,” CNN’s Ana Cabrera wrote on Twitter. “The suspect in the Indianapolis mass shooting was known to federal and local authorities prior to the attack.”
“A family member of the suspected shooter reached out to authorities warning about the suspect’s potential for violence, according to three law enforcement sources briefed on the matter,” Cabrera added.
A previous encounter with a mental health behavior unit was reported by WTHR.
“13 Investigates has learned Hole had a previous encounter with police during a mental health call in 2020,” the news channel reported. “A behavioral unit was called to his home in March of 2020 on reports of a man voicing suicidal ideas. The unit encountered Hole, who had purchased a shotgun within 24 hours of the call.”
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