Accent Signage shooting victim pushes for federal legislation

John Souter
John Souter was operations director at Accent Signage in 2012, when a fired employee killed six people and himself.
Tim Nelson | MPR News

This Sunday is the third anniversary of the deadliest workplace shooting in Minnesota history.

On Sept. 27, 2012, Andrew Engeldinger, an employee of Accent Signage in Minneapolis, started shooting his co-workers after being told that he had been fired. He killed six people and wounded three others before killing himself.

John Souter survived the attack, but was critically injured. He says the experience changed everything about his life, and he has become an advocate for federal legislation designed to help others who are the victims of crime.

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