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Victim of workplace shooting from northeast Iowa


A sixth person has died from gunshot wounds in a workplace shooting that happened in Minneapolis this week.

One of the victims is originally from northeast Iowa. Friends say Jake Beneke is a 1996 graduate from Lansing Kee High School. He worked at the Accent Sign company. According to those same friends, he leaves behind a wife and son.

The gunman who shot and killed his boss and the others had been fired from his job earlier in the day.  The gunman later shot himself.

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