Shooting in the Rex district of the US state of Georgia has left at least four people dead and injured.

Iran Press/America: Three people, including a police officer, were killed and an officer was injured in the shooting, Rex district police officials said on Wednesday.

According to US media reports, security forces shot dead the attacker.

Every year thousands of people lose their lives or get wounded by gunshot attacks. Based on official statistics there are around 270 to 300 million guns in the US, which is almost one gun for every American. 219