A gunman killed three people on Thursday at a manufacturing plant in central Kansas where he worked and wounded 14 others, in a shooting spree spanning several miles that ended when a lone officer killed the suspect, authorities said.
While many of his victims were coworkers, overall the attacker appears to have opened fire at random, said Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton of the mass killing that struck fear in Hesston and the town’s major employer, a lawnmower manufacturing company.
“This is a horrible situation my friends, just terrible,” Walton said at a news conference, adding at least five of the 14 wounded were in critical condition.
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