LAST MINUTE NEWS: Several people are shot at a bank in downtown Cincinnati
Snejana Farberov for Dailymail.com
Two people were killed and four people were seriously injured in a gunfight at a bank in downtown Cincinnati early this morning.
The Cincinnati Police Department sent a tweet at 9:23 a.m. reporting an "active shooting incident involving a shooter / officer" at Fifth Third Bank at 511 Walnut Street.
The shooting occurred in the lobby and in the loading dock area, according to the police.
According to contradictory reports, the armed man is dead or in police custody. No reason has been released.
Police in Cincinnati are at the scene of an active shooter situation in a downtown bank
Cincinnati Enquirer reported, citing police, that one victim was found at the intersection of 5th and Walnut Street, while another was located inside the Graeter ice cream shop, near busy Fountain Square.
City Councilman of Cincinnati P.G. Sittenfeld tweeted that there are deaths.
One witness told the newspaper that he saw a woman entering the Fifth Third Bank with headphones on and the gunman was shooting at her.
Erick Kearney, president of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky, shared a spooky photo on Twitter that shows the first responders turning a bloody, almost naked man on a stretcher to an ambulance.
The photo suggests that the man suffered a bullet wound to the head.