Police: At least 5 people killed at SunTrust Bank in Sebring, FloridaRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jan 23 2019 4:21 PM
SEBRING, Fla. — A gunman stormed a SunTrust Bank in Florida and killed at least five people on Wednesday, Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund said.
It was unclear if those injured during the hostage incident in Sebring were bank employees or customers, authorities said.
The victims have not yet been identified and family notifications have not yet been made, Highlands County Sheriff Paul Blackman said.
The suspect, who was identified as Zephen Xaver, 21, of Sebring, is in custody, authorities said.
“This is a terrible day for Sebring, Highlands County and for the state of Florida,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said.