Shootings at Ky. plastics plant stun town; 6 dead
By RYAN LENZ
Associated Press Writer
HENDERSON, Ky. —
An angry employee opened fire at a western Kentucky plastics plant after an argument early Wednesday, fatally shooting a supervisor and four others before committing suicide, police and a company official said.
The killings stunned the sleepy Ohio River town of about 28,000 people, where a local leader said many residents know or are related to a worker at the plant.
“Our whole community is in shock,” Henderson County Judge-Executive Sandy Watkins said.
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