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Reports: One dead, eight in hospital after shooting at Carson City IHOP

Witnesses report hearing a semi-automatic weapon

At least one other victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance.KOLO reported that at least two women and a man were airlifted from the location

CNN affiliate KOLO said there were reports that the shooter was "taken down," but officials could not confirm that detail

Nevada Highway Patrol Northern Command spokesman Chuck Allen told CNN his agency is assisting the Carson City Sheriff’s office at the scene but offered no more details

CNN affiliate KNRV reports it is being told other nearby businesses are on lockdown

After shooting inside the IHOP, Swagler told the paper that the shooter then turned his gun to his store and began firing. He then pointed toward an H&R Block in the same mall and shot again

The man then walked into the IHOP and began firing, the owner, Ralph Swagler, told the Gazette-Journal.The owner of a store in the same shopping mall told the newspaper that he saw a man wearing a red shirt and black shorts pull up to the store in his blue minivan, take out a rifle and shoot a man on a motorcycle

] Seven people were shot after a man walked up to an IHOP in Carson City, Nevada, and shot a man on a motorcycle before walking inside the restaurant and opening fire, The Reno Gazette-Journal is reporting.[Posted at 1:46 cyclist

Rob Van Diest of the Reno Police Department also told the paper that eight people have been transported to the hospital

[Updated at 1:48 cyclist.] One person has been confirmed dead after a shooting at a an IHOP in Carson City, Nevada, police have told The Reno Gazette-Journal

Officials are still investigating any possible motive

Some of the victims "appeared to be military folks," he said.Furlong confirmed reports that a semi-automatic weapon was used during the shooting

"Right now it appears as though there was one shooter," Furlong said. "There does not appear to be safety concerns outside of this area

Furlong said that currently the situation appears to be contained to the one strip mall

"He was still breathing," he added

It "appears its going to be difficult for him to survive," Ken Furlong with the Carson City's Sheriff's Office said about the gunman

Those six victims did include the shooter, who police said turned a gun on himself

[Updated at 2:10 cyclist.] Three people were killed and six others were wounded Tuesday in a shooting at a Carson City, Nevada, IHOP restaurant, police said

we take that seriously," Allen said."When you have people in uniform randomly targeted

Allen said police were still looking to find the shooter's possible motive but said regardless officials were taking precautions in case military personnel were being targeted

[Updated at 2:18 cyclist.] At least two of the victims killed at a shooting in a Carson City, Nevada, IHOP restaurant were military members who were wearing their uniforms, Chuck Allen with the Nevada Highway Patrol said Tuesday

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