UPS spokesman Steve Gaut released a statement saying that six employees were involved in a "shooting incident" but that the company can not provide any identifications until the police investigation is complete. A source said the shooter turned the gun on himself after firing on the victims during the drivers' morning meeting around the time of a shift change.
Auto shop owner Robert Kim said he heard about five to eight rapid gunshots.
A woman named Michelle, who did not want to provide her last name, was walking to work across the street from a UPS facility when she saw several UPS employees running down the street.
San Francisco police are responding to a shooting at a building near the Bayshore Freeway, the department said in a tweet.
San Francisco Police have issued a shelter in place order for the area near 17th Street and Vermont Avenue after a shooting was reported in the area this morning shortly after 9am. "Please avoid the area, expect street closures and traffic delays #SF".
Uniformed UPS employees were led out in a line by officers next to a highway.
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A UPS spokesman confirmed that the shooter was a UPS employee, according to Fox News. An employee said the shooter was a San Francisco resident who "had it out for a manager" and had problems off the job, too.
As we learn more details of this shooting, I'm hopeful that we can take away lessons to help prevent these acts from occurring in the future. SFPD will advise when the shelter in place has been lifted.
The building is on the eastern edge of San Francisco, about 2.5 miles from downtown San Francisco.
San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin told reporters that officers found wounded victims and brought them to safety Wednesday.
San Francisco police are inside the UPS warehouse searching for additional victims and witnesses.