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Indianapolis community leader: 4 out of 8 victims in FedEx shooting were Sikhs

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Gurinder Singh Khalsa speaks with Kaitlyn Kendall during the aftermath of a mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx hub.

INDIANAPOLIS (WPTA21) - As we learn more about the young man who gunned down several people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, ABC21 Reporters Jeff Neumeyer and ABC21 Chief Investigative Reporter Kaitlyn Kendall drove down to Indianapolis to learn more about the victims in this tragedy.

Overnight, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole shot and killed 8 people with a rifle, and injured several others at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport.

We're learning the FBI questioned Hole last year after his mother raised concerns about her son potentially wanted to "commit suicide by cop."

Investigators have been moving around in the parking lot outside most of the day looking for evidence.

Police spend a long time focusing on a white car parked near the building that had its lights on and doors open for hours.

It's not clear who the car belongs to, but earlier Friday afternoon, medical personnel wheeled a body away from the vehicle.

Some other parked cars in the lot showed signs of damage that appears related to the shooting.

ABC21 spoke with an employee who learned one of his friends and coworkers had been shot.

READ MORE: Police ID killer in FedEx shooting as 19-year-old man

"I learned, not too long ago, one of the few people that I loved working with was shot here. She was one of the people who would go above and beyond," FedEx employee of five years DJ Boyles said.

"She was such an amazing person. It hurts."

He said he was angry that the gunman turned to violence and hurt what he called his work family.

READ MORE: Police: FedEx shooter used rifle, was a former employee

ABC21 was also outside the hotel where families were reunited with loved ones.

It is also the place where police have been notifying victim's families.

A spokesperson for the Sikh community, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, said four out of the eight people gunned down were from his community.

"It's a very sad day. Very hard day for every American. It's heartbreaking for the community," Khalsa said.

"It's not just heartbreaking for my community, but for all eight victims."

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