MANCHESTER, Conn. A warehouse driver who was asked to resign his job at a beer distributor refused, then opened fire this morning, a company executive said. Police said the gunman and several other people were killed and others were wounded, one critically.

Authorities were searching the building to make sure everyone was accounted for before confirming the number of deaths, state police Lt. J. Paul Vance said.

At least one person died at Hartford Hospital, spokeswoman Michaela Donnelly said. Another victim taken there was in critical condition, and one was in fair condition, she said.

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