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Police are now investigating as to why Martin never turned over his weapon. He was convicted of multiple crimes that prohibit him from owning a gun, however he never relinquish his weapon to authorities.
Gary Montez Martin, Is the man out of Illinois who open fired in a warehouse Killing five people and injuring five police officers. Mr. Martin apparently was an ex employee of the business who was fired not long before the shooting. Martin was apparently fired during a meeting, and it is apparent from the preliminary investigation that many of the people in that meeting are some of the civilians that were injured in shooting. As of now there are no clear-cut motives as to why Martin entered the facility and began shooting, however it can be assumed that it is related to him being laid off.
The injuries the police officers sustained during the shooting are all considered non-life-threatening.On Saturday, Ziman said that Martin, 45, purchased a handgun on March 6, 2014, after being issued an Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) Card in January of that year. The firearm, a Smith & Wesson .40 caliber, was in Martin's possession as of March 11, 2014.