The Indiana sports activities world reacts after the mass shootings on the FedEx facility
A gunman entered a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport late Thursday night and killed eight people, according to the New York Times. The shootout is only the last in the United States in the last month – after a string of shootings at spas in the Atlanta area that killed eight people and one in a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado that killed 10. to name just a few.
Both the Indianapolis Colts and Pacers released statements Friday morning, as did the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the NTT IndyCar Series.
“Once again, our hearts are broken by another pointless tragedy,” the Colts said, in part in a statement. “We at the Colts are deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible act that took place in our city last night. We grieve with the entire Indianapolis Church for those who have lost their lives and pray for all who are or will be affected in the coming weeks and months. The victims and survivors are our friends and neighbors, and one can only imagine the nightmare they have families living through this morning. “
Colt’s owner Jim Irsay and several players took to social media with similar news.
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