At Least 5 People Were Killed in a 'Senseless' Mass Shooting at a Florida Bank

Jan 24, 11:29 AM

A gunman killed at least five people at a Florida bank branch before he barricaded himself inside Wednesday, police said. Zephen Xaver, 21, is in custody following the shooting, which happened about 12:30 p.m. at the SunTrust Bank in Sebring, Fla., according to authorities. Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund called Xaver a "senseless criminal doing a senseless crime," during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

A gunman killed at least five people at a Florida bank branch before he barricaded himself inside Wednesday, police said. Zephen Xaver, 21, is in custody following the shooting, which happened about 12:30 p.m. at the SunTrust Bank in Sebring, Fla., according to authorities. Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund called Xaver a "senseless criminal doing a senseless crime," during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.