Alleged workplace shooter killed in car accident in Alabama

Alleged workplace shooter killed in car accident in Alabama

  • Story Highlights
  • An employee of Flexible Industrial Solutions said “good morning” before opening fire, police said.
  • A co-worker was shot and killed.
  • The man was later killed in a single-vehicle accident in Alabama.

Hours after a man shot a co-worker to death at a south Fulton County business, he was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Alabama, authorities said.

Further details on the vehicle death of the Flexible Industrial Solutions employee were not available. Fulton County police Cpl. Maureen Smith said shortly after 4 p.m. that news of the deadly crash came from Alabama State Police.

Andre Slocum (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

About 8:30 a.m., the man, who has not been identified, gunned down another employee, Smith said. The Fulton County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Andre Slocum, 25, of Atlanta.

The gunman came to work Tuesday, greeted everyone and opened fire, Smith told reporters outside the business.

“There was no argument,” Smith said. “There was no discussion. The employee came into the workplace, spoke, went into the back of the warehouse and started shooting.”

The gunman drove off after the shooting in the 5000 block of Fulton Industrial Boulevard, according to police. Smith described the shooter as a “young adult male.”

The business is a representative and engineer for various manufacturing-related parts, according to website information.

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