Six people including the perpetrator died and six others were injured. The first reports of the shooting began to arrive at p. Witnesses said they saw the perpetrator carrying a handgun with a green laser sight attached.

Officers reported at p. The exchange of gunfire lasted about 90 minutes. In total, five people were killed by the gunman. Five police officers were injured along with another civilian. The perpetrator was killed by law enforcement officers. The five victims fatally shot were male workers at the Henry Pratt plant: a year-old human resources manager, a year-old plant manager, [11] a year-old mold operatora year-old stock room attendant and forklift operator, and a year-old student of Northern Illinois University on his first day as a human resources intern.

A sixth plant employee sustained gunshot wounds during the shooting, and was hospitalized with non life threatening injuries. The six injured police officers ranged in age from 23 to Four of them sustained gunshot wounds, one was injured by shrapnel, and one had a non-gunshot injury sustained while responding to the shooting. None of the injuries were life threatening. Gary Montez Martina year-old former employee of the Henry Pratt plant was identified as the perpetrator.

Martin was convicted in for a felony aggravated assault in Mississippi[17] [18] and served two-and-a-half years in prison in Mississippi for that conviction. Martin was not legally allowed Henry Pratt Company Shooting possess a gun in Illinois because of Quatro Security Company prior felony conviction in Mississippi.

In Marchhe was able to buy a gun which he is believed to have Coal India Limited A Maharatna Company during the shooting from a licensed gun dealer in Aurora using that FOID card. The concealed carry background check included a fingerprint check, and Martin's felony conviction was discovered at that point.

The Illinois State Henry Pratt Company Shooting rejected his concealed carry application, cancelled his FOID card and sent him a written notice demanding that he turn in the gun that he had purchased.

He did not do so. On February 15, after the shooting, the police conducted a search of Martin's home but did not find anything to indicate that he had planned the shooting in advance. On May 1, it was reported that the gunman entered the workplace with a gun and intended opening fire on people inside.

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