A gunman is dead and six people hospitalized following a shooting at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Georgia at the Cobb County Airport.

Ambulance leaves Cobb County, GA Airport after a shooting (WSB TV)

Cobb County Police confirm the gunman was dead from self inflicted gunshot wounds in a loading bay at the facility northwest of Atlanta.

Witness say the shooter had assault rifle, knife and bullets strapped across their chest `like Rambo' "I mean, he looked like he was heading into war. As soon as I saw him, I ran the other way," a witness told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.I ran and made sure that people upstairs were gone. He was in all black. I think he had a camo vest. He had an assault rifle and bullets strapped to his chest.”

Cobb County police spokesman Michael Bowman said an active shooter was reported early Tuesday around 6 a.m. at the package sorting facility  He says police had surrounded the building and are working to clear it.

WXIA TV reports that the gunman was a baggage handler.

In a statement to NBC News FedEx confirms the shootings. "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 authorities."