Eight Dead in Shooting at Beer Distributor in Connecticut

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People are seen being evacuated from Hartford Distributors, Inc., in Manchester, Conn., Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Jessica Hill)

Just before 7:30 am on Tuesday morning, an employee of a Manchester, Connecticut beer distributor went on “a rampage in the warehouse” and killed at least eight people, according to police.

The employee, a truck driver for Hartford Distributors who had been called in for a disciplinary meeting, allegedly ran through the warehouse firing and then turned the gun on himself.

Lt. J. Paul Vance told the New York Times that “we’re still piecing a lot of it together now.” (via the New York Times)

(See TIME’s report on workplace violence.)

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