Clinton County, IN – Two women were killed when a gunman opened fire at the new NHK manufacturing plant in Indiana on Wednesday.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred at about 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the newly-opened NHK Seating of America plant located near State Road 28 and Interstate 65 in Frankfort, WISH reported.
Authorities have announced the gunman is in custody and said there is no more active threat at the scene.
Clinton County Sheriff Richard Kelly said the suspect fled the scene after the shooting in a blue Ford Focus but was apprehended soon after, WISH reported.
Sheriff Kelly said both victims and the gunman were employees of NHK Seating.
At least two women were reportedly killed in the rampage, according to WISH.
NHK designs and makes seating for vehicles.
It has production facilities that make automotive seats and safety units for Subaru of Indiana Automotive located in Lafayette, WISH reported.
Authorities have not released the identities of any of the people who were shot or that of the gunman, WRTV reported.
The sheriff’s department has asked that people avoid the area near the NHK plant while the investigation is conducted.
UPDATE: Clinton County Sheriff's Department confirms 2 people were killed in a shooting at the NHK Seating factory near Frankfort, northwest of Indianapolis. The 911 call came in around 4:15pm. The suspect is in custody. @wrtv
— Marc Mullins (@MarcMullins1) August 18, 2021
— Nikos Frazier (@nikosfrazier) August 18, 2021
At the scene of a shooting at NHK Seating in Clinton County. Just talked with a worker who says he was in the parking lot and saw a man come up to a woman, shoot her, then someone else, and then took off. Scene still taped off. @WTHRcom pic.twitter.com/Q0JtJQVMHv
— Dustin Grove (@DustinGroveTV) August 18, 2021
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