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Two dead in Memphis post office shooting

2021-10-13T00:39:21.415Z

An employee of a US post office opened fire on Tuesday at his workplace in Memphis, killing two people before turning the gun on ...



A U.S. post office worker opened fire at his workplace in Memphis on Tuesday, killing two people before turning the gun on him, postal services and local authorities said.

"Postal services are investigating a shooting that took place earlier today"

in Memphis, Tennessee, the US Post said in a statement.

“Three employees died.

There is no longer a threat now, ”

she said.

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The shooter is one of three employees who died and appears to have committed suicide, said Memphis FBI spokeswoman Lisa-Anne Culp at a press conference, adding that an investigation had been carried out. opened.

"The postal services are devastated by this tragedy,"

the post added in a statement.

Corporate shootings are a recurring scourge of American society.

From the 1970s to the 1990s, employees or former employees killed some 40 people in a series of attacks on the postal service, so the Americans coined the phrase “going postal” to describe them. bouts of violence in the workplace.

Source: lefigaro

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