Martin had purchased the murder weapon, a.40-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun with a laser sight, in March 2014 from a local gun dealer, AuroraPolice Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters on Saturday.
He was able to buy the Smith and Wesson.40-caliber handgun he used in the attack because an initial background check didn't catch that he had a prior felony conviction in MS, the chief said.
CNNreported the shooter had been identified by police and they said he was not supposed to be in possession of a firearm because he was convicted of felony aggravated assault in MS in 1995.
The reporter followed up by asking if authorities should have confiscated the suspect's firearm after his FOID card was revoked, to which Ziman replied: "That's what we are determining right now as part of our investigation ... absolutely he was not supposed to be in possession of a firearm". In addition to beginning his internship at manufacturing company Henry Pratt, he was also a delivery driver for a restaurant in DeKalb called Tom & Jerry's, and the restaurant told us he was scheduled to work today.
Ziman was unable to explain why the felony conviction did not prevent Martin from obtaining a FOI card in the first place, merely saying it was possible that it would not have been discovered until the more rigorous CCW check.
Martin should have been legally barred from purchasing a gun due to his felony record. "A guy I always always had to give a hug to when I saw him at family get-togethers. a guy that when I saw him at Walmart I would jump on his back like a piggy back to scare him when he wasn't looking".
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They also shared one more connection: Ted Beyer had also previously vouched for Martin in grievance meetings with management.
The plant, which manufactures water distribution products and operates as a factory and warehouse, employs about 200 workers in a working-class district of Aurora, the second-largest city in IL. An officer there read Josh's name among the fatalities.
Martin was no stranger to police in Aurora, where he had been arrested six times over the years for what Ziman described as "traffic and domestic battery-related issues" and for violating an order of protection.
The Illinois governor JB Pritzker paid tribute to the law enforcement officers who responded to the shooting, saying: "You rushed toward danger, and in doing that you saved countless lives". As of Saturday afternoon, people had also donated hundreds of dollars to a fundraiser earmarked for funeral costs for the five Henry Pratt employees.
"He shot officers, so if they did shoot him and kill him, they was, I guess, defending themselves." said Tameka Martin, who identified herself as the gunman's sister.
The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m.
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A sixth officer, who is 23, suffered a minor injury unrelated to gunfire.
Authorities discovered that the gunman was convicted of aggravated assault in MS in 1995.
"We will look at what we could have done differently in the days and weeks ahead", Hall said.
Martin shot and wounded five of the first officers to get to the scene, including one who didn't even make inside the sprawling warehouse. Teams of officers then began to search the massive building, finding Martin hiding in the back about an hour later, he said.
The gunman was killed during an exchange of fire with police.
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"I don't know. We can only surmise with a gentleman that's being terminated that this was something he meant to do".
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