Police said that when the shooter walked into the plant he was yelling and demanding that some of the body shop's supervisors come to the office area.
TOLEDO, Ohio — An employee of a Jeep production plant wounded three workers with a double-barrel shotgun today before killing himself, police said.
Police said that when the shooter walked into the plant he was yelling and demanding that some of the body shop’s supervisors come to the office area. Authorities did not know if any of the victims were supervisors.
The shooting happened in the plant’s body shop office about 8:45 p.m., police Chief Mike Navarre said.
One victim was shot in the chest and was in critical condition. Two others were less seriously injured, including one worker who was shot in the arm.
Navarre did not release the victims’ names. The unidentified gunman shot himself in the head, he said.
The gunman had been disciplined recently, Navarre said, but he would not elaborate.
His body was found in the office where the others were shot. Police called in a bomb squad because they noticed wires coming out from under the gunman’s coat. Navarre said he didn’t know what the wires were, “but we’re not taking any chances.”