Five others were injured, and the gunman was found dead on the scene, "after returning the gun against him" on Friday. The facts took place in the city of Tallahassee, in North Florida.
A 40-year-old man opened fire and killed two women Friday, Nov. 2 at a yoga class in Tallahassee, Florida, according to local police chief Michael DeLeo. The shooter, identified by the police as being Scott Paul Beierle, is dead too. The victims, Nancy Van Vessem, 61, a professor at the State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee and 21-year-old student Maura Binkley, died on arrival at the hospital. Two injured people are "in a stable state"according to the police and three others were able to leave the hospital.
At around 5:47 pm Tallahassee police responded [à un appel] in reference to a shooting. Arriving at the scene, the police found several victims with gunshot wounds "said Michael DeLeo, during a brief press conference. "The shooter is dead, possibly after returning his gun against him"added the policeman. "There are indications that many people have fought and tried to save not only themselves, but others, which shows their courage"said Michael DeLeo.
Tallahassee mayor and Democrat Andrew Gillum, in the midst of an election campaign to try to become the first black governor of Florida on Tuesday, said he would return to his hometown Friday night. "I am very grateful to law enforcement for their quick reaction to the shootings in a Tallahassee yoga facility today, tweeted the mayor of Florida's capital. No act of gun violence is acceptable. "
I'm deeply appreciative of law enforcement in Tallahassee today. No act of gun violence is acceptable. Tallahassee tonight.
– Andrew Gillum (@AndrewGillum) November 2, 2018