Details are still developing on this story but authorities have released the identity of the killer. Do you think Obama is going to use this as another excuse to grab our guns?
Update: Eyewitness News has learned that Newton Medical Center is on lockdown due to police activity in the area.
Update: Multiple eyewitnesses and employees at Excel Industries identify the shooter as Cedric Ford, 38, an employee at the company in Hesston. Ford was listed as living in Newton.
His Facebook page says he was a painter at Excel.
We have pulled pictures and video that were posted on Ford’s Facebook page. The photo shows him holding at least two guns and the video show him shooting what appears to be an assault rifle.
Update: Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton says 4-7 people, including the shooter at Excel Industries in Hesston have been killed. Walton said the shooter was an employee, and he was killed by authorities.
Walton said as many three people were killed. As many as 20 people were hurt. Walton said there are four to five crime scenes in this case.
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