INDIANAPOLIS — Tragedy struck in Indianapolis on Thursday, April 15 when eight lives were lost in a mass shooting at the FedEx facility located near I-70 and the Indianapolis airport, and less than 70 miles my Batesville.
“This is another heartbreaking day and I'm shaken by the mass shooting at the FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis. Indiana State Police are working with local responders and we will continue to offer any and all resources needed to assist during this tragedy,” said Governor Holcomb. “In times like this, words like justice and sorrow fall short in response for those senselessly taken. Our thoughts are with the families, friends, coworkers and all those affected by this terrible situation.”
The shooter was identified as Brandon Scott Hole, 19, of Indianapolis, Deputy Police Chief Craig McCartt told during a news conference. McCartt also stated investigators searched a home in Indianapolis associated with the evidence, including desk top computers and other electronic media. 
Holcomb ordered flags  lowered to half-staff from Thursday, April 15 until sunset on Tuesday, April 20 in remembrance of those lost.