Washington: Three people were killed in a shooting incident which took place in a warehouse in the US state of Albama September 23 morning, authorities said.

The incident occurred in a warehouse near the facility offices in Birmingham city, said Birmingham Police chief A.C. Roper.

Roper said the police had a pretty good idea about what transpired, but had no information regarding the motivation, according to the local news website AL.com.

The shooter was in his late 40s, who is believed to have killed himself, and two fellow employees. Police did not fire any shots, the official added. .

The authorities did not immediately release the names of the three men and were carrying out further investigation.