Louisville shooting: Police say 5 killed in shooting in downtown Louisville;  dead shooter;  Another 6 are hospitalized

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police say five people died in a shooting at a bank building in downtown Louisville and the suspected shooter also died.

Police said six other people were taken to hospital after Monday morning's shooting.

Witnesses who left the building told WHAS-TV they heard gunshots inside the building.

Several police vehicles were seen in the television footage. WHAS reporters said they saw people being taken from the scene in ambulances.

In a tweet, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said he was on his way to the scene.

“Please pray for all the families affected and for the city of Louisville,” Beshear said.

The FBI said its agents also responded to the shooting.

The shooting took place in a building on East Main Street that houses the Old National Bank not far from Louisville Slugger Field and Waterfront Park.