Date: 6/25/2008

Summary: Disgruntled employee Wesley Neal Higdon, 25, shot up an Atlantis Plastics factory after he was escorted out of his workplace for an argument with a supervisor. Higdon shot the supervisor outside the factory before opening fire on coworkers inside. He then committed suicide.

Location: Workplace

Fatalities: 6

Injured:  1

Gender: Male

Type: Spree

Weapon: One semiautomatic handgun

Age of Shooter: 25

Mental Health Details: Yes


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