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Death Toll Climbs To Six In Workplace Shooting

Officials in Henderson, Kentucky say a sixth person has died from injuries suffered in a workplace shooting early today.The incident occurred at the Atlantis Plastics plant, where police say an employee opened fire after an argument with his supervisor.      Five people died at the scene, including the gunman, who took his own life.    A sixth person died later at a hospital in Evansville, Indiana.    Another victim is being treated at the hospital.The names of the victims and the gunman have not been released.

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.