Four dead in shooting in closed supermarket

Henrietta Strickland
June 10, 2017

He also posted a video, recorded May 11, describing his attack plans in details, including how he would block the doors, who would be working that night and the importance of making sure the killings were caught on surveillance video. He declined to say how long Stair worked at the store. "You can only endure it". Her award-winning work has appeared in numerous magazine, newspaper, and online publications.

An ambulance waits outside of a Weis Market, the scene of a shooting in Tunkhannock, Pa., on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

The bio on a Twitter account the prosecutor said is believed to be Stair's says he "had to die in order to truly live" and that he was "speaking from before and beyond the grave".

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Police say one witness inside the store managed to flee and call 911. "During this time he began fortifying the exits of all the doors all the doors, blocking them so they could not to get in or out", said State Police Capt. John Nederoskitek.

Police said all four were working inside the store after it closed to the pubic. Around 12:50 a.m., Stair grabbed two pistol grip shotguns he had with him in a duffel bag in the store and began shooting, killing three co-workers.

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They say he fatally shot three co-workers: 63-year-old Terry Sterling, 26-year-old Victoria Brong, and 47-year-old Brian Hayes.

Mitchell said Stair also shot up the store, damaging merchandise, counters and other parts of the interior as he fired a total of 59 rounds. "We're looking at everything from social media to witness interviews to neighborhood interviews". State police expected to release more information once the victims' families were notified.

Randy Robert Stair a 24 year old Dallas, Pennsylvania man has been identified as the suspect who killed three people at a Weis Market grocery store in Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, before then shooting himself dead in a murder suicide.

Troopers responded to a report of someone shooting people inside Weis Market in Eaton Township, about 25 miles northwest of Scranton, just before early Thursday morning.

Authorities believe one of the males opened fire on the others before turning the gun on himself.

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