Friday, October 19, 2012
Keith Basinski died Sept. 27 while making a stop as a UPS driver at Accent Signage. Local filmmaker Deacon Warner is paying homage to him in a new documentary, the Southwest Journal reports.
It's been just three weeks since Richfield native Andrew Engeldinger open fired on his former Accent Signage co-workers before killing himself. Spring Lake Park resident Keith Basinski was among the six victims who have now died after being shot multiple times. Basinski, a UPS driver, was making a stop at the business on his regular route. Local filmaker Deacon Warner, a resident of Minneapolis' Bryn Mawr neighborhood, has nearly completed a documentary video on Basinski, the Southwest Journal reported Tuesday: Taking the suggestion of resident Iliana Wilson, Warner interviewed people about their memories of Basinski, who worked in Bryn Mawr for 29 years. “He was more than a UPS driver, he had a real presence,” said Warner, who teaches …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The City of Minneapolis released the document Tuesday showing conversations between emergency dispatch staff and people at the scene of the Sept. 17 shootings at Accent Signage.
Richfield native Andrew Engeldinger was later determined to be the shooter. Editor's Note: The above transcript contains some profanity. *** Other related stories:
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Andrew Engeldinger's parents saw signs of schizophrenia and they reached out time and again to try to get him help.
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 …
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 …
Some memorial services have been held in honor of those who died Thursday.
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Monday, October 1, 2012