Connecticut Shooting

MANCHESTER, Conn. — There is no evidence to support a man’s claim that he was a victim of racism before he fatally shot eight co-workers at a beer distribution company last year, police said Thursday. Omar Thornton, who was black, “did not seem to understand the concept of seniority” and therefore believed he was subjected […]

The mass murders committed by Connecticut resident, Omar Thornton, earlier this week, were a tragedy no doubt, but they reveal what a lot of Blacks still face nowadays. Regardless of how the media, politicians and local and federal law enforcement spin it, racism is alive and well and it’s kicking as hard now as it […]

The Omar Thornton story is a sad and scary one. A 34-year old man is caught stealing beer at work. Upon being shown the video of his theft by management, he quietly agrees to resign. To everyone’s surprise, the man doesn’t plan to let the situation go so easily and pulls out a gun with […]

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — As Omar Thornton prepared to head off to work at a beer distributorship Tuesday morning, his girlfriend sensed something was wrong. “He just kept having this dazed, confused look on his face, and I never saw him like that before,” Kristi Hannah, his girlfriend of eight years, told The Associated Press […]

The girlfriend of the Connecticut truck driver who killed eight of his co-workers said Wednesday that on the morning of the massacre “he was in a daze.”

MANCHESTER, Conn. — Omar Thornton sat calmly in a meeting with union representative and his supervisors as they showed a video of him stealing beer from the distributor where he worked.

A gunman opened fire early Tuesday morning during a shift change at Hartford Distributors, a beer distributorship near Hartford, Connecticut, and ABC News has been told that nine people, including the gunman, have died.