Crime scene tape remains Wednesday at the Ford Store in Morgan Hill following a deadly workplace shooting.

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'Quiet' Morgan Hills Reels After Workplace Shooting Kills Three

Tim Ryan
June 26, 2019 - 1:08 pm

MORGAN HILL — Shock waves of anger and distress are rolling through Morgan Hill following the killing of two auto dealership employees who were killed by a disgruntled ex-colleague who'd been fired earlier on Tuesday. 

The gunman, who took his own life, and victims at the Ford Store on Condit Road have not yet been identified publicly. 

Billy Ngan delivers bagels to the dealership six days a week and was wondering on Wednesday why someone could react so violently to being fired from a job.

"I don’t know. He’s probably pretty upset," Ngan told KCBS Radio. "I heard he worked there eight years. There are a lot of jobs out there. You can go find another job."

City councilman Rene Spring knows the Ford dealership well, including buying his own cars there.

"We’re a very safe and very quiet community, a tightknit community. I was really shocked yesterday evening when I learned about it," he said. "All the Ford Store employees here in Morgan Hill are our friends our family. We like them."

Spring said he never thought such workplace violence could happen in Morgan Hill. He says he doesn’t know the details, but suspects this falls into the long list of untreated mental illness cases that end in murder.