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Eight people, including six children have reportedly been killed in a horrific murder/suicide in Bell, Florida. WCJB reports that this has been called a “major shooting” by local authorities.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Bell Is Close to Gainesville
The town is located in Gilchrist County, outside Gainesvill andjust under 100 miles west of Jacksonville, Florida.
2. The Shooting Is Connected to a Local Schoolteacher
— Ryan Hughes – WFTV (@RHughesWFTV) September 18, 2014
3. It Happened Inside a House
The Gilchrist County Journal is reporting this as a “horrific situation.” The shooting took place inside of a home.
4. There Is No Threat to the Community
BREAKING: 8 people shot, 6 dead at home in Bell, FL. No threat to community. #WFTV
— Anthony DiLorenzo (@ADiLorenzoWFTV) September 18, 2014
Eight people have been shot in total at the house. Police have said that there is no further threat to the community.
5. Just 349 People Live in the Town