Aurora mourns shooting victims

Top Stories

Employees returned to the Aurora, Illinois factory Monday where five coworkers were gunned down in a mass shooting last week for a memorial service and grief counseling.

The plant will remain closed for the rest of the week. 

Gary Martin, 45, opened fire at the Henry Pratt Company plant during a meeting in which he was being fired, killing five coworkers, shooting another and wounding five officers who responded to the scene.

Illinois State Police Martin should not have had a gun.

Investigators said Saturday that he had been ordered to surrender his firearm, the same 40 caliber pistol used in the shooting, five years ago after a felony conviction. He never complied.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2BH9CcR

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Check This Out

Trending Stories

Loving Living Local 600x600

Don't Miss