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Leslie Torrey
Birth name Leslie Bernard Torrey
Occupation Factory worker
Born 1956
Parents Augusta Baynes
Ernest Baynes (stepfather)
Spouse(s) Ivy Torrey
Attack information
Date March 2, 1978
Location(s) Jackson, Michigan, United States
Target(s) Pittsburgh Forgings Company
Killed 0
Injured 17
Weapon(s) 12-gauge shotgun

Leslie Bernard Torrey was an American factory worker who wounded 17 people at the Pittsburgh Forgings Company in Jackson, Michigan, United States on March 2, 1978, before being arrested.

[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28]

VictimsEdit

Among those wounded were:

  • Ernest Baynes, 52, his stepfather
  • Jerry Pelham, 47
  • Roy Simpkins
  • Oliver Strine, 59
  • William Tripp, 58
  • David Weston, 32

ReferencesEdit

  1. Man Firing a Shotgun Wounds 18 Coworkers, The New York Times (March 3, 1978)
  2. 17 More Counts in Shotgun Blast, The New York Times (March 4, 1978)
  3. Gunman wounds 18, Warsaw Times-Union (March 3, 1978)
  4. Two workers face charges, Sarasota Herald-Tribune (March 5, 1978)
  5. Gun blasts wound 18, Bangor Daily News (March 3, 1978)
  6. Worker wounds 18 with random gun blasts, Telegraph Herald (March 3, 1978)
  7. Shooting Spree, The Evening Independent (March 3, 1978)
  8. Worker harassment, slurs triggered shooting of 17, Ironwood Daily Globe (March 4, 1978)
  9. Weeks of brooding preceded shooting, Spokane Daily Chronicle (March 3, 1978)
  10. [1], The Argus-Press (March 3, 1978)
  11. [2], The Evening News (March 3, 1978)
  12. [3], Toledo Blade (March 3, 1978)
  13. [4], Observer-Reporter (March 3, 1978)
  14. [5], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  15. [6], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  16. [7], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  17. [8], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  18. [9], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  19. [10], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  20. [11], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  21. [12], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  22. [13], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  23. [14], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  24. 18 wounded in factory shootup, Ironwood Daily Globe (March 3, 1978)
  25. Worker charged in Jackson shooting, Marshall Evening Chronicle (MArch 4, 1978)
  26. Workers' taunts may have prompted shooting spree, Jet (March 23, 1978)
  27. [15], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
  28. [16], [[Wikipedia:|]] ()
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