Worker Dies in Shooting at Toys R Us Warehouse

Police Chief Ralph Portier said in a statement that Donald Damron died at a hospital after the shooting late Thursday in Groveport, a Columbus suburb.
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Police said a man who was fired from a warehouse that handles shipments for Toys R Us returned and fatally shot a co-worker.

Police Chief Ralph Portier said in a statement that Donald Damron died at a hospital after the shooting late Thursday in Groveport, a Columbus suburb.

Witnesses told police that Damron was shot in the warehouse parking lot while arguing with 18-year-old Eric Hamilton during a shift change. The warehouse was locked down while police searched for the suspect. The warehouse, Exel Logistics facility, was locked down and 800 workers were kept inside as authorities searched the area Hamilton, reports CBS affiliate WBNS-TV10.

Portier said Friday that Hamilton has been charged with murder.

Cpl. Nathaniel Sheppard with the Franklin County Sheriff's office says Hamilton had been fired from the warehouse earlier on Thursday.

It's not clear whether he has an attorney.