Victims of the Maryland factory shooting have been named and pictured following the senseless massacre.
On Thursday afternoon, a gunman opened fire at Columbia Machine Shop in Smithsburg, Maryland, and shot three people dead while injuring several more.
According to the latest updates, the shooter was a 23-year-old employee whose motives remain unknown as of this writing. The gunman was arrested following the shooting and remains in police custody.
Meanwhile, it has come to light that the deceased victims of the shooting include 30-year-old Joshua Robert Wallace, 31-year-old Charles Edward Minnick Jr., and 50-year-old Mark Alan Frey.
“I’m so sorry to say that Joshua Wallace was one of the ones who was killed in today’s shooting,” Taylor Toms, Joshua’s girlfriend, wrote in her Facebook tribute.
“My heart is completely shattered. I lost the love of my life today. I love you so much baby, I hate this. Our future is gone, you’re gone, I can’t believe your gone. God I love you so much.”
Meanwhile, a relative of Charles Edward Minnick Jr. revealed that the young man is survived by a loving wife.
“Please pray for my wonderful wife and family and the other families involved with today’s shooting in Smithburg,” Larry Specht expressed.
“We lost a son today, he was more than a son, he was my little buddy. RIP CJ, we will miss you much.”
As of this writing, the shooter’s identity remains a mystery. The police are set to release additional information regarding the mass shooting this afternoon.
Our thoughts remain with the victims’ families during these challenging times.
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