4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati shooting

Downtown Cincinnati.
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Four people were killed in Cincinnati on Thursday after a man opened fire in a downtown bank building lobby, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported.

The gunman, whom police have not identified, was among those killed, and several others were injured. Shots reportedly rang out at about 9 a.m., while crowds of people headed to work in the busy city center. Witnesses said dozens of police officers arrived at the scene and began exchanging gunfire with the suspect.

Three men and one woman were taken to the local hospital with gunshot wounds, reports the Enquirer. Two died at the hospital, while the others are in serious or critical condition. The shooting is Cincinnati's deadliest since 2013.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley (D) said the shooting showed that "there's something deeply sick at work here, and we as a country need to work on it." Read more at the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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