At least five people have died and another six have been injured. as a result of a shooting perpetrated this Monday in a bank in the US city of louisvillein Kentucky, according to the Police, which has also confirmed the death of the alleged attacker.

Members of the Louisville Police and the FBI have traveled to the scene, where the authorities initially reported an “active shooter” and urged citizens to avoid the area. Less than an hour later, authorities confirmed that the alleged assailant had been “neutralized”.

Police have confirmed that the injured include at least one member of the security forces, according to CNN.

The Governor of Kentucky, andy beshearhas announced on his Twitter account his visit to the scene.

“Please pray for all the affected families and for the city of Louisville,” he said in his first reaction.