Police Believe Shooting At Southeastern Freight Lines May Be Connected To Old Dominion Shooting

Police Believe Shooting At Southeastern Freight Lines May Be Connected To Old Dominion Shooting

Following an attempted murder-suicide at a trucking company last night, Mississippi police are investigating a possible connection with a fatal workplace shooting at an Old Dominion Freight Line facility on Monday.

Manager Killed By Gunfire At Old Dominion Monday

In Monday’s shooting at the Old Dominion facility in Jacksonville, Florida, a suspect in a small white car shot and killed 50-year-old Marty Coffey as he headed into work around 6:30 a.m. Coffey was a Service Center Manager at the facility.

One Dead, One Injured In Southeastern Freight Lines Shooting Tuesday

Yesterday, a gunman opened fire around 6 p.m. at the Southeastern Freight Lines facility in Richland, Mississippi. The gunman reportedly fired around 8 shots into a Southeastern employee’s vehicle.

The victim was able to drive himself to the police station to get help. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

The gunman was later found dead from a gunshot to the head. He had been driving a small white car.

The gunman had been fired from Southeastern Freight Lines prior to the shooting.

Investigators Seek Link Between The Two Shooting Incidents

Coffey reportedly worked at Southeastern Freight Lines for 15 years before leaving in 2014.

Police are working to determine if the Old Dominion shooting is connected to the Southeastern Freight Lines shooting.

Sources:
WDAM
The Sun Herald
Action News Jax
First Coast News