1 dead, 4 wounded in California workplace shooting

Police: Gunman killed himself

FRESNO, Calif. - Three people, including the gunman, were killed in a shooting at a food service company in Fresno, Calif., police said.

   The suspect, a parolee who worked at the firm and was identified as Lawrence Jones, shot himself in the head outside the building and later died, police said.

   The shooting occurred at the Apple Valley Farms plant in the central part of the city.

   Apple Valley Farms Inc. is a food service equipment company that was established in 2005, according to online business records. A call to the company went to a voicemail recording that said "due to an emergency we are closed for the day."

   Police received calls from employees at the site around 8:27 a.m. Police Chief Jerry Dyer said officers found the suspect with a gunshot wound to the head and a 32-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the back outside the business.

   Inside, they found three other victims.

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