A man was fatally shot by a coworker multiple times on his first day at his new job at a manufacturing plant in Alabama.
Jefferson County Sheriffs responded to reports of a man shot just after midnight on Wednesday morning at the Samuel Associated Tube Group in Pinson.
The victim was identified as 29-year-old John Eric Cole, of Birmingham, who officials say was shot several times in the back while on his first shift at the company. Cole was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.
The suspect, 34-year-old Dexter Rashad Walker, had initially fled the scene but was identified by witnesses as an employee, according to AL.com.
The two allegedly had a legal dispute earlier this year.
Walker promptly returned