An unidentified man opened fire at a restaurant in South Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday morning, leaving one person dead and injuring at least seven before killing himself.
The suspect did die of a self inflicted gunshot wound. No shots were fired by law enforcement, Chief Deputy Jack Freer told ABC News.
The gunman opened fire inside an IHOP restaurant at about 9 a.m. Tuesday. Multiple people were wounded, including the shooter, Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong told the Associated Press.
Four victims were transported to Carson-Tahoe Hospital in Carson city, and others were taken to Renown Regional Medical Centre. Two of the victims admitted to the latter facility are believed to be in serious condition.
Eyewitnesses saw a man in red shirt and black shorts who pulled up outside the restaurant in a blue minivan. The man was carrying a rifle and shot killed a man on a bike before going into the building shooting the people inside.
The shooter then came out and started shooting in the parking lot before killing himself.
There were reports of bullets entering the shops across the street.
Police and FBI agents have cordoned off the crime scene and have started an investigation.