Robert Diamond, the fired worker charged with killing two employees at Simon & Schuster’s distribution center in Bristol on Aug. 1, said he had been harassed by co-workers and was upset about being reprimanded in March for calling a black co-worker “boy.”
Diamond was fired in April for . Police said he showed up at the warehouse during a shift change and shot Angel Guadalupe, a temporary worker whom he did not know, and Reginald Wilson, a forklift driver. Diamond surrendered to Bucks County police at the scene.
Witnesses told police investigators that Diamond had threatened violence against co-workers in the past.
Note: The National Institute for the Prevention of web site (www.workplaceviolence911.com) offers guidance on writing a and a variety of violence prevention materials.
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