Cedric Ford opens fire on Excel Industries Co-Workers

Cedric Ford
Cedric Ford, a former employee at Excel Industries in Hesston 

Cedric Ford, 38, is father to two lovely kids,clocked in to work as a painter at lawn-mower manufacturing firm Excel Industries in the city of Hesston on Thursday morning. He left work a couple of hours later,only to return  with a high-powered rifle, police said.

Armed Police Officer
Armed Police Officer at the scene, Ford was shot dead at the scene

He allegedly gunned down victims in four or five locations along the road back to Excel Industries at 5pm on Thursday.

Cedric with an automatic rifle
Cedric with an automatic rifle, Ford was shot dead at the scene

It was also said the ford had mental issues, and was occasionally teased at work about it. He recently moved to Kansas from Broward County, Florida, with his wife or girlfriend and their son and daughter.

Police officers had the scene surrounded
Police officers had the scene surrounded

Cedric Ford’s Facebook page is filled with him hold rifels and a video of him shooting aimlessly at an open field. Police are now stationed outside Ford’s home on Wagon Wheel Drive in Newton calling on the people inside to come out with their hands up. Neighbors on the street said Ford ‘kept himself to himself’ though he was occasionally seen with his children.

Cedric Ford, recently moved to Kansas city from Broward County, Florida, with his wife or girlfriend and their son and daughter.

Here’s what witnesses had to say, ‘He was just unloading on everybody. As people were walking out he was firing on them.’

Photo Credit : DailyMail

 

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