Skip to comments.3 dead, 2 wounded in rampage at Edison office
Posted on 12/16/2011 5:08:10 PM PST by dragnet2
A gunman with a rifle opened fire at a Southern California Edison office in Irwindale on Friday, killing two employees and wounding two others before taking his own life.
One of the victims died at the scene and the other died on the way to the hospital. The conditions of the two other victims were not immediately available, said Capt. Michael Taylor of the Baldwin Park Police Department,
A source said the gunman was also an employee at the Edison building who worked as as systems analyst. His name was not released.
At least some of the victims were supervisors at Edison.
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Shooter is dead.
Some comments from co-workers:
Suspect was PO’d over money, and or a bonus, and just went off.
Edison employee obviously pissed off about the ban on incandescent light bulbs.......
Bet they have a policy of no concealed carry in the workplace because they are dangerous.
These incidents seem to be on the rise.
I think we are seeing a society under extreme pressure.
Works well don’t it?
I suspect I don’t know the victims.... I hope not. SCE is one of my biggest clients.
Of course not.
In this state, you have to be well connected politically, wealthy, and or a wealthy local contributing business owner to be given this right. They could care less about the safety of the law abiding tax paying lower class.
This is no secret.
Pretty much depends on which county you reside. In sacramento co, it is becoming quite easy and fair to obtain a ccw. Self defense is now an acceptable reason on the application. The numbers are going up, and not linear.
Pretty much depends on which county you reside....Yeah, how sad is that. The arrogance and government control over this is beyond disgusting.
She's issued less than 50 permits in a county of over 1.7 million residents.
There was a time when losing your job was a temporary setback. These days, if you are a man of a certain age, that pink slip marks a devastating end to your employment history. The financial comfort you knew is gone and there's no bouncing back.
Not saying that's what happened here and certainly not trying to justify any form of workplace violence, nonetheless, there's a lot of people out there facing some hard futures.
I heard about that.
Many are very tightly wound. Lots of stress, busted lives, total losses. Anger all time high...Lid pops off hard....
I agree with you.
And that society seems to be very Californian in location.
Whoops...Look, your foot is in your mouth!
Five dead in Emington, Illinois ( Mom kill 3 kids 1 adult then self)
Friday, December 16, 2011
Livingston County Sheriffs detectives investigate the scene of a multiple homicide in Emington, about 10 miles east of Pontiac, Friday
EMINGTON — Amy Melton of Emington says she never will be able to forget hearing the gunshots that left five people dead Friday in the tiny village in northeastern Livingston County.
“I will never be able to get the sound of those gunshots out my mind,” said Melton, who lives next door
She said she saw the bodies of three young children in the yard, and the bodies of two adults reportedly were found by police inside the two-story house.