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    Southwest Airlines Employee Shot Dead in Revenge Killing at Oklahoma Airport

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    A Southwest Airlines employee was fatally shot at Oklahoma City airport by a former co-worker in revenge for being fired.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Michael Winchester, 52, was killed in a parking lot by an ex-employee, who showed up at the Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma to seek revenge, the New York Post newspaper said, citing sources.

    "He was angry about being fired. So he came back with a gun and shot his boss dead," the source said, as quoted in the newspaper.

    The ex-employee waited in his truck for Winchester to walk outside before shooting him from the cab and then killed himself, according to the newspaper.

    The shooting occurred on Tuesday around 1 a.m. local time (7:00 GMT). All departures and arrivals at the airport were suspended.

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