The man who killed eight people at an Indianapolis FedEx facility was identified as local 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole — as police revealed there are a “significant” number of Sikh community members who work at the targeted site, according to reports.
Hole was identified by law enforcement sources to NBC News.
Authorities are still scrambling to learn why he opened fire with a rifle at the plant near the Indianapolis International Airport, killing eight and wounding five others.
Another report only said Hole and his potential for violence were known to local and federal authorities.
Federal agents on Friday were seen hauling evidence including a large box and computer equipment from Hole’s home in a neighborhood on the east side of Indianapolis, 13News reported.
Neighbors said more than 30 law enforcement vehicles arrived at the block Friday morning.
Indianapolis Police Chief Randal Taylor noted that a “significant” number of employees at the facility are members of the Sikh community, although it is unclear if that had anything to do with the shooting.
The fatal victims have not yet been identified, police said.
With Post wires