Police forces are currently swarmed around a major manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, where an active shooter has been reported to be on the premises.
The small town is located just 40 miles outside of Chicago and is America’s largest distributor and manufacturer of valves for potable water and wastewater in the industrial markets.
As of now, no sign of the shooter has been confirmed, but local media is at the scene documenting live footage.
The Aurora Police Department took to their Twitter account to spread the word on the situation: “We have an ongoing active shooter incident at 641 Archer Av. This is an ongoing active scene. We will provide more information once confirmed.”
Police have also confirmed that all the surrounding schools in the area have been placed on precautionary lockdowns.
While there has yet to be a confirmed number, sources have stated that the list of those with severe injuries is steadily rising.
From the moment the tweet went live and major broadcasting networks caught wind of the situation, hundreds upon thousands have poured in with their concerns, condolences, and prayers.
Please keep this active situation and all those involved in your prayers and pray that this will be ended peaceably with no casualties!