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Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage had a gun with a laser sight, witness says

WorldNews Saturday, 16 February 2019
Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage had a gun with a laser sight, witness saysA man who was being let go from his job at a manufacturing business went on a shooting rampage Friday at his workplace in Illinois, leaving five workers dead and five officers and an employee injured, police said. The gunman, 45-year-old Gary Martin, was killed while exchanging gunfire with law enforcement personnel, Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman said. All five employees who died -- and all of the injured -- were men, police said. Martin opened fire with a Smith & Wesson handgun at the Henry Pratt Co. in the Chicago suburb of the Aurora, shooting at terrified employees before engaging in the gunbattle with responding officers. Martin was being let go Friday from his job at the...
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News video: Man shoots up Aurora plant after being fired from job

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AURORA, ILLINOIS — A man opened fire on his coworkers after losing his job at an Illinois manufacturing plant, using a gun he wasn't even supposed to have. The Chicago Tribune reports that while at a termination meeting at the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, Gary Martin pulled out a handgun...

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