>> Police in Florida identifying the man who killed four people before taking his own life in a Monday morning workplace massacre. The gunman, a 45 year old John Robert Neumann Jr. had been fired from Fiamma Incorporated just outside of Orlando in April. Police say that on Monday he returned to the company that makes awnings for recreational vehicles.
He entered the business through a rear door and targeted certain co-workers.>> He was certainly singling out the individuals that he shot. It appears that one of the individuals he encountered, a young woman who was a temporary employee. Had just shown up for work, that he pointed a firearm at her and told her to get out of the business.
There are also indications that the subject reloaded his firearm at least once during the shooting spree this morning>> Police say Neumann was a US army veteran, honorably discharged in 1999. In 2014, police responded to Fiamma Incorporated after Neumann allegedly assaulted a colleague, but he was not charged.
Police say he was armed with a pistol and several knives. Although the investigation is still ongoing, the sheriff said the killing spree appeared to be premeditated.>> Did your sister see the shooter?>> I don't believe so.>> And did your sister see any of the people that were injured or shot or was she shot at?
>> She saw one, on the floor, is all she said and she kept saying, my boss is dead.>> The workplace massacre, coming close to a year after a gunman opened fire inside the Pulse nightclub, eight miles away in Orlando, killing 49 people in the single worst mass shooting in US history.
Police on Monday say the shooting at Fiamma Incorporated did not appear connected to terrorism.