A 21-year-old gunman is suspected of killing at least five people when he opened fire inside a Florida bank on Wednesday afternoon.
Zephen Xaver allegedly called 911 to report that he’d fired shots within the SunTrust Bank branch in Sebring just after 12.30pm.
After a standoff with officers, Xaver eventually surrendered to SWAT members and was placed under arrest,Mailonline reports .
Police have not yet determined a motive in the ‘senseless murders’, but Florida Governor Ron DeSantis promised swift justice for the victims, whose names are being withheld pending family notification.
Authorities say Xaver was a correctional officer trainee hired by the Avon Park Correctional Institution in November, but he resigned on January 9 without an explanation.