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Irwindale SCE Office Reopens After Shooting

Officials said Tuesday that a Southern California Edison employee calmly chatted with fellow workers in between shooting apparently targeted supervisors.
20111219 052012 Andre Turner mug 200Andre Turner, 48, of Norco, fatally shot two co-workers and wounded two others before fatally shooting himself Friday at the Southern California Edison office in the 4900 block of Rivergrade Road, investigators said.
Officials said Monday that Turner, a 7-year employee of the utility, had shown up for work at his usual time and worked his normal shift before beginning the shooting spree at about 1:30 p.m., Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said in a written statement. He had received a verbal reprimand for missing a previous deadline the day of the attack, though it was unclear exactly when that reprimand was given.
More than 1,000 employees of Edison’s Irwindale facility returned to work Tuesday, SCE officials said in a written statement.

December 22, 2011

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