Three people have died and one more has been critically wounded during a shooting which started in the front yard of a residence located directly across from Inglis Town Hall, Florida, Levy County Sheriff’s Office officials said.
— Tim Williams (@realtimwilliams) October 2, 2015
Authorities confirmed that three people were fatally shot, along with the gunman, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Levy County Sheriff’s Office said that it appeared that this was a domestic incident. Further details are expected Friday morning.
The Levy County shooting occurred mere hours after 10 people were killed and a further seven were injured in a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.
The shooter has been identified as a 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer, according to recent media reports, citing police.
— RT America (@RT_America) October 1, 2015
Located in Levy County, Florida, the town of Inglis has a population of nearly 1,500 people.