Five Dead in Shooting in Aurora

Five people are dead in today’s shooting at a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. The shooting took place at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora. Aurora police chief Kristen Ziman remarked that police engaged the shooter and killed him. Ziman identified the suspect as Gary Martin. Ziman also remarked that responding police officers immediately came under fire when they arrived at the scene, and five officers were struck.  Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker offered his gratitude to the officers and his condolences to the families of those who were killed.