Company executive says 3 shot at Conn. beer distributor, worker had been called in to resign
MANCHESTER, Conn. – A company executive says a warehouse worker who had been called in to resign opened fire at a beer distributor in Connecticut and at least three people were shot.
It was not immediately clear whether anyone was killed in the shooting Tuesday morning in Manchester, about 10 miles east of Hartford.
The executive, Brett Hollander of Hartford Distributors, says the company is "just trying to figure out who's shot, who's not accounted for." He says 50 to 70 people were inside and that a fire at the warehouse was out.
South Windsor police Sgt. Scott Custer would only say that several people are "down" and did not say how many were hurt or how badly.
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Authorities say several people have been shot at a beer distribution company in Connecticut.
South Windsor police Sgt. Scott Custer says several people were injured Tuesday morning at Hartford Distributors Inc. in Manchester, about 10 miles east of Hartford. He would only say that several people are "down" and did not say how many people were hurt or how badly.
Custer says his agency, police in other surrounding towns and state authorities have been called to the scene.