Date: 12/18/1997

Summary: Former Caltrans employee Arturo Reyes Torres, 41, opened fire at a maintenance yard after he was fired for allegedly selling government materials he’d stolen from work. He was shot dead by police.

Location: Workplace

Fatalities: 5

Injured:  2

Gender: Male

Type: Spree

Weapon: One rifle (assault)

Age of Shooter: 41

Mental Health Details: Yes

Sources: http://articles.latimes.com/1997/dec/20/news/mn-431; http://articles.latimes.com/1997/dec/22/local/me-1156; http://www.vpc.org/studies/wgun971218.htm; http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DitZAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LEcNAAAAIBAJ&pg=6705,2243998&dq=arturo+reyes+torres+caltrans&hl=en

mental Health Sources: http://articles.latimes.com/1997/dec/20/news/mn-431

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