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Omar S. Thornton

Omar S. Thornton
Omar Thornton was the suspected shooter in a workplace shooting at Hartford Distributors, in Manchester, Conn. on August 3, 2010. Thornton is believed to have shot and kiiled eight co-workers before killing himself.
Omar Thornton was the suspected shooter in a workplace shooting at Hartford Distributors, in Manchester, Conn. on August 3, 2010. Thornton is believed to have shot and kiiled eight co-workers before killing himself. « Show less

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  • Former East Windsor Gun Shop Worker Guilty Of Federal Charge

    BRIDGEPORT — A former employee at Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to violating a federal firearms law.
  • Sources: East Windsor Gun Shop Sold Guns Used At HDI And In Newtown

    Sources: East Windsor Gun Shop Sold Guns Used At HDI And In Newtown
    — The guns used in the last two mass murders in Connecticut were purchased at same East Windsor gun shop. Records show that Omar Thornton, who killed eight people and himself at Hartford Distributors Inc. in 2010, purchased both the Glock and...

    Manchester Group Hosts Community Forum On Gun Violence

    A community forum is scheduled for Wednesday to address gun violence from perspectives of religion, law enforcement, education and politics. The forum — Our Community Reflects On Gun Violence — is co-sponsored by Manchester Community College...

    Gun Shop Where Newtown Weapon Purchased Loses Firearms License

    A gun shop in East Windsor, which sold the weapon used in the Newtown school massacre, has lost its federal license to sell guns. ATF agents raided the Riverview Gun Sales shop a few days after the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Nancy...

    Why Newtown 911 Calls Should Be Public

    Why Newtown 911 Calls Should Be Public
    A judge is weighing whether to make public the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Painful as they undoubtedly are, he should. The state official in charge of the (long delayed) investigation is fighting to keep them private, but...