Official: Nine People Killed in Connecticut Workplace Shooting

(NECN: Manchester, Conn.) - Nine people have been killed in a workplace shooting in Manchester, Connecticut.

Officials say an employee, who was asked to resign, went on a shooting rampage at a beer distributor facility.

Hartford Distributors is located at 131 Chapel Road in Manchester, Connecticut.

Governor Rell issued the following statement on the workplace shooting this morning at Hartford Distributors in Manchester:

"Our hearts and prayers go out to the employees and families of the victims. In the wake of this tragedy, we are all left asking the same questions: How could someone do this? Why did they do this?

"It was a senseless act of violence that has left us all shaken and reminds us just how precious and fragile life truly is."

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