- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A woman shot and wounded two people Tuesday outside an auto parts plant in Cookeville before fatally shooting herself, in what seems to be the result of domestic violence, police said.

“It would appear right now that the shooter took her own life,” Cookeville Police Maj. Carl Sells said. The woman was dead on the scene when police arrived at the Ficosa plant parking lot just after 10:30 a.m., he said.

A wounded man and woman were flown to hospitals for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately available.

Police have not yet released the identities of the victims or the alleged shooter. They have also not released any more details about the motive.

Two of the three were currently employed at the plant, Sells said. He also said two of them are in their early 20s.

The shooting, he said, was not related to the business.

“We were devastated to hear of the tragic event that occurred outside our facility in Cookeville today,” Fred Zicard, vice president of Ficosa North America, said in a statement. “The incident is currently under investigation and we’re cooperating fully with the local police department. The safety of our employees is our highest priority at all times and our thoughts and prayers are with those who are impacted by the tragedy.”

The incident in this city just 80 miles east of Nashville comes one day after a shooting at a San Bernardino, California, elementary school that police say was related to domestic violence. Police said a man walked into his estranged wife’s classroom there and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an 8-year-old student before shooting himself. A 9-year-old was also wounded in the incident at the California school.

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