Shooting at Illinois business
Our live coverage of the shooting at an Aurora, Illinois, business has concluded, but stick with CNN as the story continues to develop throughout the night.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who was sworn into office just over a month ago, thanked law enforcement and told reporters there was "no way to prepare for the pain of losing innocent people in the state that you were elected to lead, the state that you were elected to protect."
In Friday evening's news conference, Aurora, Illinois, Mayor Richard Irvin lamented the fact his city is just the latest to fall victim to a mass shooter.
Five police officers were wounded while responding to the scene of Friday's shooting and are being treated at local hospitals, Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman said at a news conference. A sixth officer is receiving treatment for a knee injury.
"Thank you for your selfless act," Ziman said to the officers and other law enforcement officials who helped Friday. "Thank you for running towards gunfire and putting your lives in danger to protect those inside the business.
The suspected gunman in Friday's mass shooting has been identified as Gary Martin, according to Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman.
Police believe that Martin, 45, was an employee at the business where the shooting occurred. Investigators have not determined a motive, Ziman said.
Five people have been confirmed dead in the Aurora, Illinois, shooting, Chief of Police Kristen Ziman said at a news conference.
Ziman confirmed that the shooter was also killed.
The suspect in the Friday shooting at a manufacturing plant in Aurora is dead, two federal law enforcement officials tell CNN.
Social media posts from the city previously said the shooter had been apprehended.