David Baldwin of the Marietta Police Department
reported the victims were taken to WellStar
Kennestone Hospital, he said that a 28 year
security guard was in critical condition, three
are in stable condition (52 year old woman, 19
year old man and 22 year old man) and two have
been treated and released (42 year old woman and
38 year old man).
The police placed the facility on lockdown and
employees arriving to work were sent away.
Several nearby roads were closed off including
Old Highway 41 between McCollum and Cobb
parkways. The FBI found four incendiary devices
at the scene reportedly resembled Molotov
cocktails. The devices did not go off.
At about 7:20 AM FedEx released a statement that
stated "FedEx is aware of the situation. Our
primary concern is the safety and well-being of
our team members, first responders and others
affected. FedEx is cooperating with
At about 9:20 AM FedEx released a second
statement that stated “We can confirm that an
incident occurred early Tuesday morning at a
FedEx Ground facility in Kennesaw, Georgia. Our
thoughts and prayers are with those affected,
and with their families and friends. We are
grateful for the assistance of law enforcement.
The situation is now stabilized and we are
focused on the needs of our team members and
cooperating with the law enforcement
investigation of this tragedy."