Authorities reported that a shooter in downtown Louisville on Monday morning shot five people to death and injured eight others.

The Old National Bank Building, which is just across from Louisville Slugger Field, was the source of gunfire that broke through the morning rush hour noise.

Around 8:30 a.m., the first emergency calls began to come in, and three minutes after being dispatched, police arrived.

Interim Chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel stated that the suspect, 25-year-old Connor Sturgeon, was shot and killed by police after exchanging gunfire with responding officers.

She also said that the attacker, Sturgeon, was a bank employee. Gwinn-Villaroel claimed she was still unsure of the gunman's method of securing it. She said that the assault was broadcast live online.

The four people slain in the shooting on Monday afternoon have been identified by Louisville authorities as Joshua Barrick, 40, Thomas Elliott, 63, James Tutt, 64, and Juliana Farmer.

An emotional Beshear told reporters, "Tommy Elliott helped me grow my law career, helped me become governor, and gave me guidance on being a good dad.

Police announced on Monday night that Deanna Eckert, age 57, had also passed away. According to a profile on LinkedIn with the same name, Eckert worked as an executive administrative officer at the bank.

Three police officers were among the nine patients who were taken with injuries to the University of Louisville Hospital, according to the hospital.

On Monday afternoon, three persons were treated and released, three others were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds, and three more were in critical condition. Gunshot wounds were treated in five of the patients.