South Carolina mass shooting: Former NFL pro killed five, then himself, AP source says Error. Something went wrong. April 08, 2021 at 9:43 am EDT By WSOCTV.com News Staff YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The gunman who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in York County, was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly, said Adams’ parents live near the doctor’s home in Rock Hill, and that he had been treated by the doctor. [ Who was Robert Lesslie, well-known doctor killed in York County mass shooting? ] The source said Adams killed himself after midnight with a .45 caliber weapon. A separate source also confirmed with Channel 9 anchor Allison Latos that Adams was the shooter but could not say if he had died by suicide. >> Stay up-to-date on breaking news by downloading the WSOC app. The mass shooting on Wednesday evening left five people, including two children, dead, authorities said. The York County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was found in a nearby home. Officials had not released any details about him though, and couldn’t say what the motive for the shooting was. “We have ID’d the person we feel is responsible for the shooting on Marshall Rd. We found him in a nearby house. There is no active threat to the community,” the York County Sheriff’s Office tweeted. [ ALSO READ: Second arrest made after man shot, killed outside York County house ] The York County coroner’s office said Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, and his wife, Barbara Lesslie, 69, were pronounced dead at the scene along with grandchildren Adah Lesslie, 9, and Noah Lesslie, 5. The shooting happened at the Lesslie’s home, deputies said. Dr. Robert Lesslie Dr. Robert Lesslie (robertlesslie.com) A fifth victim, James Lewis, 38, from Gastonia, was found dead outside. Authorities said he had been working at the home when he was shot. The coroner said all five deaths have been ruled homicides. York County Sheriff’s Office’s spokesperson Trent Faris said a sixth person was hospitalized with “serious gunshot wounds.” On Thursday morning, Channel 9 reporter Ken Lemon confirmed that Lewis worked at Gaston Sheet Metal Services in Gastonia and that the person who survived the shooting was also an employee at GSM Services. A note letting customers know the business was closed Thursday was posted on the front door, saying, ”Our team at GSM Services is heartbroken from the events that transpired yesterday evening in York, SC. Both men involved in this incident are long-standing, beloved members of our family at GSM. These men embody the values we strive to achieve at GSM and are family focused, up-beat, and wonderful team members who cared about all the people they encountered. In the coming days, our focus is on helping these families and our team members cope with this tragedy ... Please continue to keep our families in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days.” Faris said deputies were called around 4:45 p.m. to the home on Marshall Road in the Rock Hill area. In a news release, the York County Coroner’s Office said it responded to the home “to investigate multiple deaths at the residence.” >> Channel 9 will have continuing coverage of this developing story and will have the latest updates throughout the day on Channel 9. Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the area and could see two medical helicopters and an ambulance responding to the scene before deputies asked our helicopter to stand down. A SWAT team vehicle was also spotted.