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'I Killed the Racists': Conn. Shooter to Mom

(Newser) - The shooter who yesterday killed eight at the Manchester, Conn., beer distributor where he worked telephoned his mother right before taking his own life, telling her, "I killed the five racists that was there bothering me," according to his uncle. Omar Thornton, who was black, had apparently told... More »

9 Dead as Worker Storms Conn. Beer Distributor

'Disciplinary problem' Omar Thornton had been asked to resign

(Newser) - A man opened fire in a Connecticut beer distributor this morning, killing at least nine people, including himself, according to the Hartford Courant . Omar Thornton, 34, was an employee who had been asked to resign because he was a "disciplinary problem," a union official said. Other people were... More »

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