Workers at a manufacturing warehouse in Illinois city of Aurora witnessed a gunman opened fire. The rampage shooting ended with five dead, six police officers wounded and shooter killed by cops.
A phone call was made to 911 at 1:24 a.m, the callers said an active shooter was at the Henry Pratt Company, which is the largest manufacturer of valves.
The shooter was a co-worker, and he had a pistol.
The police rushed to the site, and then after a gun battle the shooter was finally killed in the 29,000 square foot warehouse. Six officers were hurt during the gunfire.
The shooter was identified as Gary Martin, aged 45. No movie was ascertained.
The victims of the shootout were still to be identified.
The police have now secured the scene by putting up a crime scene tape. Agencies of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI were rushing to the spot.