Henderson plant employees return to work after shootings - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Henderson plant employees return to work after shootings

Employees at a western Kentucky plastics plant went back to work Thursday morning after an angry worker opened fire inside the building, killing five people, then killing himself.

Police say 25-year-old Wesley Higdon and his supervisor at Atlantis Plastics in Henderson got into an argument over safety glasses and cell phone usage on the job.

Investigators say Higdon warned his girlfriend about a plan to shoot his boss two hours before he went on the shooting spree.

Henderson County Coroner Bruce Farmer identified the workers who died as 30-year-old plant supervisor Kevin Taylor, 25-year-old Trisha Mirelez, 26-year-old Rachael Vasquez, 28-year-old Joshua Hinojosa, and 29-year-old Israel Monroy.

Plant Manager Dean Jorgensen said, "As a personal note, I hope none of your have to go through something like this, this is the worst day of my life."

One person survived the shootings.  Noelia Monroy remains in critical condition at a hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

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