On February 15, 2019, a mass shooting occurred at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, a suburb 40-miles outside of Chicago. The attacker, a 15-year employee had just been fired.
When an active threat situation like this occurs, many questions come up, including:
What was the motivation behind this attack?
Were there any warning signs we missed?
Is there anything we could have done to prevent this attack?
Could we have prepared our employees for this type of attack?
"We're assessing if there is anything we could have done or could do in the future," Scott Hall, CEO of Mueller Water Products, parent company of Henry Pratt Co., said, adding that he was certain there were some shortcomings that would need to be addressed.
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