NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a former worker at a New York City high-rise construction site killed a foreman and then himself. A neighbour says the shooter had been fired two days earlier.
Police say foreman Christopher Sayers was shot in the head at the West 59th Street construction site shortly after 7 a.m. on Oct. 5. Officers searched the building and found a second man on a different floor, also shot in the head. Both men were dead.
Co-workers identified the gunman as 44-year-old Samuel Perry.
The New York Post
reports that Perry began plotting his revenge after he was fired from the construction site two days prior. Perry's neighbour Karinne Gale told the
that Perry told her: "I'm over life. It's time to go.''
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