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Three Killed in Shooting Outside Ind. Business

MONTICELLO, Ind. (AP) — Three people were found dead Tuesday in a shooting at a parking lot outside northern Indiana furniture plant, a sheriff said.

Authorities have not released the victims' names or provided details on what happened in the shooting. But White County Sheriff Patrick Shafer said authorities are not looking for a person of interest — an indication that authorities believe the shooter is among the dead.

Shafer said officers arrived Tuesday morning to find a man lying on the ground next to a car with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. They subsequently discovered two people inside the parked car next to him, both with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Two men died at the scene outside Jordan Manufacturing Co. in Monticello and a woman was pronounced dead at a hospital, Shafer told the Lafayette Journal & Courier and WLFI-TV

Detectives found a box and a handgun at the scene, located about 70 miles northwest of Indianapolis, Shafer said.

The shootings were reported about 11:30 a.m. Shafer said the case is still under investigation.

Jordan Manufacturing's website says it's a family-owned and -operated business that's been in business for more than 30 years. The company makes patio furniture, umbrellas, cushions and pet beds.

The company announced on Facebook and its Twitter account that it would be open Wednesday "to anyone that would like to work" and said counseling services are available.

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