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Disgruntled Butner employee points gun at supervisor; no shots fired

Posted June 2, 2016

— Authorities in Butner are investigating after an alleged disgruntled employee pointed a gun at his supervisor Thursday afternoon at 201 Industrial Drive.

Just after 2 p.m., officers responded to Axis Corrugated Container in reference to a call about an employee with a gun. A supervisor at the facility said he was assaulted by an employee who had been terminated.

The supervisor told authorities that before the employee left the parking lot, he pointed a handgun at him. No shots were fired.

The disgruntled employee left the scene before officer arrived. Charges are pending, authorities said.

No additional information was immediately available.


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