Tuesday, August 3, 2010
News Spotlight: 9 Killed in Workplace Shooting--i.e. Beer, Getting Fired, and Craziness Don't Mix
"MANCHESTER, Conn. — Police say a driver at a beer warehouse was being escorted from the property after a disciplinary hearing when he started shooting, killing eight people and wounding two before killing himself.
Manchester Police Chief Marc Montminy says 34-year-old Omar Thornton had been offered the chance to quit or be fired. Montminy says Thornton was being led away from the meeting when he pulled out a handgun and started shooting.
A union official says Thornton had been caught on video stealing beer from Hartford Distributors." Click here to read entire article.