Finance Consultant From Andhra Pradesh Among 3 Killed In US Bank Shooting

The shooter opened fire early in the morning at the loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank building

Police said the shooting took place at the beginning of the work day inside the Fifth Third Bank building, a 30-storey tower that sits above bustling Fountain Square a few blocks from Great American Ball Park and the riverfront along the Ohio River.

Thursday evening the Cincinnati Reds honored the five shooting victims with a moment of silence while an image with "Cincinnati Strong" was displayed on the scoreboard. As he helped others take cover, Montoya said Newcomer was injured in the building's basement and ran to get help from medics.

Report of active shooter.

Police had not publicly identified the two others killed.

File photo of the gunman, Omar Enrique Santa Perez.

Security footage from inside the lobby showed him firing while carrying a briefcase containing hundreds of rounds of ammunition over his shoulder.

The incident remains under investigation, and the gunman has not been identified.

Vijayawada- The death of Pruthviraj Kandepi, who was among the three people killed by a gunman at a bank in the USA state of OH on Thursday, has left his parents distraught. One has died, two are in critical condition and one is in serious condition.

"I'm so thankful to the paramedics and first responders and the doctors, nurses, and staff at UC Medical", said Whitney Austin, 37, who was still in the hospital, in stable condition, on September 7.

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A spokeswoman for the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said three men and one woman were treated there for gunshot wounds. The gunman did not enter any upper floors.

United Way teamed up with bank officials, Downtown Cincinnati Inc., and Mayor John Cranley's office for a public vigil Friday night on Fountain Square.

One of the victims died at the scene. Police believe the firearm was legally purchased, he said.

Police said a gunman entered the building through a loading dock and made his way to the lobby of the office building. A weapon was recovered on the scene. Police swarmed his apartment in North Bend, Ohio, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) away.

He said a woman was also walking into the bank and people tried to get her attention but she had headphones on.

Witnesses told local media they heard as many as 20 gunshots. He did not hear the shots, he said, but he saw emergency responders wheeling out victims on stretchers.

"He worked really hard to be where he was a couple of days ago", Yash Yeddulapalli, Kandepi's college roommate, told The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Waiting for update from @CincyPD. When the elevator doors opened, Hanson said her co-worker nearly stepped on a man's body. There were about 50 citizens in the audience who gave Isaac a standing ovation.

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