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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136494.015 Event: 06/03/2021Scrap Metal Yard Employee Is Shot And Killed By Coworker
At 8:15 a.m. on June 3, 2021, an employee was working at a scrap metal yard, or junkyard. The firm provided scrap and recycling services for industrial, constru ction, and individuals with equipment containers and transloading. The employee welded and cut metal. He was shot in the head by a coworker. He died as a result of the gunshot wound.
Keywords: firearm, gunfire, gunshot, head, scrap metal, scrap yard, welder, workplace violence
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1537787.015 Fatality Welders and cutters

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