Andrew Engeldinger's parents saw signs of schizophrenia and they reached out time and again to try to get him help.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Eric Rivers, critically injured, now joins UPS Driver Keith Basinski among the fatalities from Andrew Engeldinger's Sept. 27 rampage at Accent Signage in Minneapolis.
Eric Rivers of St. Paul, a manager who was critically injured in the Sept. 27 shooting at Accent Signage in Minneapolis, has died, the Star Tribune reported. His family decided to take him off life support at Hennepin County Medical Center, according to Fox 9. Here is a statement from Rivers' family, released on a HCMC news blog: “Eric Rivers passed away peacefully last night. We are grateful for the incredible courage displayed by the men and women who responded to the emergency and the wonderful medical team at Hennepin County Medical Center, who cared for Eric. At this time, the family asks for privacy as we deal with this personal tragedy. We thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers.” Thursday marks two weeks since Richfield …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
This week's selection includes a threat of violence against a high school, cell phone thefts and a woman who stole a car from the Marine Corps.
Editor's Note: Every week we provide a recap of the top stories from the following Patch sites: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Andrew Engeldinger Had 1997 Arrest On Record Richfield native Andrew Engeldinger, the man who killed five people and wounded three others before turning the gun on himself in Minneapolis last week, was arrested in 1997 after fleeing police and crashing his car. Richfield Officer Shoots and Kills Man in Friday Incident Police responded to a report of an emotionally disturbed man just after 9 a.m. Friday. DFL Directed Journalist to GOP Challenger’s Court Records A Washington, D.…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Engeldinger was charged fleeing a police officer and reckless driving.
Richfield native Andrew Engeldinger, the man who killed five people and wounded three others in a shooting at a Minneapolis business last week, was arrested in 1997 after fleeing police and crashing his car. Police originally reported that Engeldinger had no prior record. According to an MPR article, was driving with an expired vehicle registration in Bloomington on Jan. 21, 1997 when a police officer in a squad car motioned for him to pull over. Engeldinger proceeded to accelerated between 90 and 100 mph and ran a red light before crashing into a fence by Highway 62. "I didn't think you guys could leave your city," the incident report quoted Engeldinger as saying. "I figured if I made it to Richfield I was okay. But when you kept going, I…
Monday, October 1, 2012
Police say shooter Andrew Engeldinger, 36, pulled out the gun immediately after being terminated.
Police released a thorough timeline of events showing what happened after Andrew Engeldinger went on a shooting spree last Thursday at Accent Signage Systems, Inc. in Minneapolis. • Near the end of the workday, Engeldinger was asked to come to a meeting in the office of John Souter. Prior to going to Souter's office, Engeldinger left the building, went to his car, and then returned to meet with John Souter and Rami Cooks. • Engeldinger was informed that his employment was terminated and he was given his final paycheck. • Engeldinger pulled out a gun and a struggled ensued between the men over the gun. • Souter and Cooks were shot inside Souter's office. • Engeldinger dropped a partially loaded magazine during the struggle. He reloaded and …
Memorials have occurred or been set for many of those who died following the incident at Accent Signage Systems, Inc. last Thursday.
While two victims remain hospitalized at HCMC, funeral services for those who died following the shooting incident at Accent Signage Systems, Inc. in Minneapolis are underway. Company founder Reuven Rahamim, 61, of St. Louis Park, was honored Sunday at Beth El Synagogue in his hometown. Services for Rami Cooks, 62, of Minnetonka, were also held Sunday. Ron Edberg, 58, of Brooklyn Center, will be remembered at a 7 p.m. Tuesday service at Methven-Taylor Funeral Home in Anoka. A funeral for Jacob Beneke, 34, of Maple Grove, is scheduled for noon Wednesday at Evans-Nordby Funeral Home in Brooklyn Center. Plans have not been publicized for UPS driver Keith Basinski, 50, of Spring Lake Park or the man responsible for the deaths, Andrew …
Some memorial services have been held in honor of those who died Thursday.
The slain businessman Reuven Rahamim was remembered Sunday as someone who "had everyone's back" at Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Incidents similar to that at Accent Signage Systems, Inc. happen 50 to 70 times a year throughout the country.
Andrew Engeldinger, 36, opened fire at the business last week, ultimately killing four and wounding three others before turning the gun on himself.
Editor's Note: The following statement was released by Accent Signage Systems, Inc. Sunday morning. We are all deeply shocked and horrified by last week’s events at Accent Signage Systems, Inc. Accent Signage mourns the death of our founder, three dear employees and a treasured friend. We continue to pray for our colleagues who are recovering from their injuries. This senseless act has devastated us, but it will not destroy us. We fully intend to honor the memories of our colleagues and friends by continuing to grow the company they helped build through their hard work and dedication. We are incredibly grateful to our customers, vendors and suppliers for their show of support during our most difficult time. They have been understanding …