Seven people died from an overnight shooting in the US southern state of Alabama, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.

Deputies responding to reports of gunfire in Valhermoso Springs found multiple fatalities, the office said on Twitter.

The victims are adult males and females.

With the scene secure, the office said there is “no immediate threat” to the public in the area.

Police have launched a homicide investigation, said the office, but gave no information on the identity of the shooters or motive for the incident.

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