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9 Killed in Shooting Rampage at US Warehouse

Police in the northeastern U.S. state of Connecticut say a disgruntled employee at a beer distribution firm went on a shooting spree at his place of employment, leaving nine people dead including himself.

A labor union official says the suspect was a driver who had worked at the company, Hartford Distributors. He apparently went on a rampage Tuesday, after being summoned for a disciplinary hearing.

The shooting took place at 7:30 in the morning at a company warehouse, while a large number of people were inside the building during a shift change.

Police say, after the rampage, it appears the gunman shot and killed himself.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.