BREAKING: One person is shot after gunman opens fire at Bunn-O-Matic warehouse in Illinois
- A shooter opened fire at a Bunn-O-Matic warehouse in Springfield on Friday
- Police confirmed at least one person was shot but their condition is unknown
- Details on the suspect were not released and the perpetrator remains at large
- The facility has been evacuated and is now being searched by SWAT Team
One person has been shot after a gunman opened fire at a Bunn-O-Matic warehouse in Springfield, Illinois.
Police were called to the facility on 1400 Stevenson Drive after receiving reports of a shooting just after 11am on Friday, local news station WAND reported.
Authorities confirmed at least one person was shot inside the factory but did not release further details about the victim or his or her condition.
It is unknown whether more people have been wounded and the suspect remains at large, police said.
The building has been evacuated and officers and SWAT Team members are now combing through the warehouse for potential victims and the gunman.
Authorities confirmed at least one person was shot inside the factory but did not release further details about the victim or his or her condition
The Springfield Police Department urged residents to avoid the area in a statement on social media.
‘SPD is on the scene of a reported shooting at Bunn-O-Matic, 1400 Stevenson Drive. The scene is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Details are still incoming at this time. Please avoid this area and take alternative routes,’ police said.
Photos of the scene show a heavy police presence.
More to come.