QUICK LINKS:

Police: Two dead in Washington workplace shooting

Created: 02/03/2014 4:31 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Police say two people have been fatally shot at a business in Vancouver, Wash.

Authorities say the shooting happened just before noon Monday at a Benjamin Moore Paint distribution center. Police spokeswoman Kim Kapp says two people are dead, including the shooter. Kapp says there no longer is any threat the public.

The shooter has been described as a man in his 60s.

The business is in an industrial park right next to a state highway. At least four police cars were at the scene an hour after the shooting.

Vancouver is near Portland, Ore., on the north bank of the Columbia River. It's the fourth largest city in Washington, with a population of more than 161,000.



News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.



Rochester

Overcast
28°
32° | 26°
  • Feels like: 22° F
  • Wind: WSW 6mph
  • Humidity: 75%
  • Sun Mix of sun and clouds
    35° | 24°
  • Mon Mix of sun and clouds
    40° | 29°
  • Tue Showers
    47° | 32°
  • Wed Cloudy with rain
    50° | 39°