A gunman fired several shots through the south-central Kansas town of Hesston with an “assault-style” weapon. The gunman, Cedric Ford, according to Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton, took his last stop at Excel Industries, a plant that makes lawn mower product. He was previously employed there. The three individuals who died all came from Excel Industries. Sheriff T. Walton never discussed a motive, but did mention that Ford was triggered by an event, however, he would not specify.