Company 'heartbroken' after workplace shooting near Orlando kills five

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Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and other authorities at the scene of a shooting at Fiamma Inc., Orlando, Florida.

One of the five victims fatally shot by a disgruntled former co-worker at an Orlando awning company Monday was fearful the suspect might seek revenge for being fired, reports CBS affiliate WKMG.

"In terms of his total motive for shooting the specific individuals involved, we have information that at least one of them he had a negative relationship with, but he was certainly singling out the individuals that he shot", Demings said.

Neumann, who had no known family and was living alone at the time of the attack, was an ex-soldier who had been honorably discharged from the US Army in 1999.

Authorities confer near the scene of a shooting where they said there were multiple fatalities in an industrial area near Orlando, Fla., Monday, June 5, 2017.

Court documents revealed a fellow Fiamma employee, who will remain unidentified in this report, attempted to file an injunction against Neumann for alleged assault.

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson noted that next Monday will mark a year since the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Police were called at around 8 a.m.by a woman who ran from the awning business, saying the gunman had told her to leave.

The five victims and gunman in a deadly workplace shooting rampage in Orange County have been identified.

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Neumann was armed with a handgun, a large hunting knife and possibly some smaller knives when he entered the business, Demings said.

Robert Snyder's friends say one of his regular hangouts was Trick Shots in Winter Park, where he played pool competitively. A grandfather "taken way too soon".

Fiamma Inc. makes awnings for recreational vehicles.

Deputies arrived within two minutes of a 911 call reporting an active shooter and found three men and the woman dead at the scene. "He was a warm and compassionate person". Reportedly, he was sacked in April of this year. Clark began working there several months before that, after jobs in insurance and at an office supply company, Saltman said. "In these dark hours we ask for thoughts and prayers for all the victims of this tragedy and their families".

Eight witness that survived the attack were also inside the business.

Clark was a widower and a single father raising a 17-year-old son and a 14-year-old daughter since his wife died six years ago, according to CNN affiliate WKMG.

Janet Lawson said Tuesday on a fundraising website that her husband, Kevin, was the love of her life, and the best husband and father imaginable.

In a statement on Monday, Florida Governor Rick Scott condemned the senseless act of violence.

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