A U.S. Postal Service employee was spotted naked in his Dublin, Ohio office on Saturday, before he shot his supervisor in the head in front of other workers, police say. A witness claimed to see Deshaune Stewart, 24, shoot Lance Herrera-Dempsey, 52, twice early in the morning before leaving the scene, WCMH reported.
Sgt. Dave Sicilian told the local station that Stewart then went to an apartment complex, where he shot and killed investigator who had been investigating Stewart for alleged misconduct.
“There had been some type of investigation into his misconduct and it had culminated and to possibly him being terminated and this was apparently his response was very violent,” Sgt. Sicilian said.
The U.S. Postal Service issued a statement through its investigation office, saying:
We can confirm that shooting incidents occurred at the Dublin, Ohio Post Office along with a related shooting at the Bowland Place apartment complex in the early morning hours of December 23, 2017. Because this tragic matter is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the Postal Inspection Service and local law enforcement, we are not yet in a position to provide details concerning the incidents, although we can say the suspect believed to be responsible for the shootings was apprehended and is in custody.
Stewart was reportedly charged with aggravated murder for Herrera-Dempsey’s death, and murder for the death of the investigator.
[Image via WCMH screengrab]