Milwaukee police ID brewery shooter as 15-year electrician

Molson Coors Shooting
The Molson Coors facility is seen Thursday Feb. 27, 2020, in Milwaukee. An employee at the historic Molson Coors facility shot and killed five co-workers Wednesday afternoon and then turned the gun on himself. Six people, including the shooter, were killed on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at the facility. The brewery remained closed Thursday. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police have identified the man who gunned down five co-workers at one of the nation’s largest breweries as 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill of Milwaukee.

Ferrill’s neighbors have said he worked at the Molson Coors brewery complex for 15 years as an electrician before he killed his co-workers and then himself Wednesday afternoon. Police identified Ferrill during a news conference Thursday but offered no motive, saying the case is still under investigation.

Police also identified the victims as employees ranging in age from 33 to 57.

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