Date: 9/15/1997

Summary: Ex-con Hastings Arthur Wise, 43, opened fire at the R.E. Phelon Company in retaliation for being fired after an argument with a supervisor. He attempted suicide by ingesting insecticide, failed, and was executed by the state of South Carolina eight years later.

Location: Workplace

Fatalities: 4

Injured:  3

Gender: Male

Type: Mass

Weapon: One semiautomatic handgun

Age of Shooter: 43

Mental Health Details: No


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