Shooter Kills Two Co-workers, Injures Two Others at Alabama Factory

An employee at a northeastern Alabama fire hydrant factory killed two colleagues and injured two others at their workplace early Monday before driving to a nearby town and killing himself, according to police.

The unidentified shooter shot the other employees at the Mueller plant in Albertville at 2:30 a.m. and left the scene in a vehicle, police said.

“The person believed to be the shooter and the vehicle were located just before 6 a.m. this morning in the area of Carlisle Street in Guntersville,” said Albertville Police Chief Jamie Smith. “The person was deceased from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. There is no danger to the public. Guntersville Police are handling the scene in Guntersville.”

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