Three people have died in the shootings Tuesday morning [Election Day, November 6, 2012] at a central Fresno meat [chicken] processing plant [shown above], including the gunman, according to the Fresno County Coroner.
The gunman, Lawrence Jones, 42, died at the emergency room of Community Regional Medical Center. One wounded victim also died in the operating room, the coroner reported.
A third victim died at the scene.
Coroner's officials have not identified the victims. Officials say they are still notifying families.
Gunfire broke out about 8:27 a.m. at Valley Protein, formerly known as Apple Valley Farms, a poultry processing plant on Hedges Avenue just east of Blackstone Avenue.
Police have identified the shooter as Lawrence Jones, 42, of Fresno, a discharged parolee with an extensive criminal history. He shot himself outside the plant. Fresno Bee
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Fresno Workplace Shooting