6 dead, including shooter, after workplace shooting in Orlando

Crews work the scene at a shooting at a business in Orlando, Florida (WKMG-TV)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/CBS) — Six people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting inside a business in an industrial park on Monday. Authorities converged on the area and announced that the situation has been contained.

The focus of the police is a business that makes awnings for recreational vehicles.

Orange County Sheriff’s deputies were zeroing in Monday morning on the Fiamma Inc. business in an industrial park in Orlando, Florida.

The company says on its website that it is one of the largest manufacturers of awnings for camper vans, motor coaches and sports utility vehicles.

Shelley Adams said her sister, Sheila McIntyre, called her from the company’s bathroom during the shooting and was very upset.

She kept repeating “My boss is dead. My boss is dead,” Adams said.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings was expected to announce details “as soon as info is accurate,” his office announced.

The sheriff’s office reported the situation is “contained,” meaning there is no longer an active shooter. The shooting was reported about 8 a.m. Monday.

Authorities closed the road near the scene and have urged motorists to “use caution.” A media staging area has been set up near the scene.

Local news outlets reported that several Orange County Fire and Rescue vehicles were seen leaving the scene. A large police presence remains.

Gov. Rick Scott said he had been briefed by law enforcement and that he and his wife, Ann, “are praying for the families who lost loved ones today.”

“I ask all Floridians to pray for the families impacted by this senseless act of violence,” he added.

The shooting was not terrorist-related, WKMG reported. The shooter was a disgruntled employee and is among those dead. The sheriff’s office said that five people were killed before the shooter turned the gun on himself. The identities of those killed have not been released.

FBI agents were also on the scene, CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports.

Authorities closed the road near the scene and have urged motorists to “use caution.” A media staging area has been set up near the scene.

No further details were immediately available.

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