An employee of a factory in the US state of Indiana opened fire on colleagues and killed two women, the ABC TV channel reports with reference to the local sheriff’s office.

The shooting occurred in the parking lot near the enterprise. After firing at colleagues, the suspect tried to escape by car but almost immediately got into an accident and was detained.

The police do not yet know the motives of the attack.

All the participants in the incident worked at a factory that produces car seats.