Police: Manchester shooter called 911 after killings

During the call, which police say was placed after the shooting rampage, Thornton tells the dispatcher ?you probably wanna know the reason I shot this

NORWALK - Authorities released a chilling 911 taped conversation today between Omar Thornton, who police say shot and killed eight people at a Manchester beer distributor earlier this week, and a dispatcher.

Click the 'NEXT' button located under the video to hear the 911 call by shooter in Manchester shootings. - During the call, which police say was placed after the shooting rampage, Thornton tells the dispatcher ?you probably wanna know the reason I shot this place up.?

Thornton, who killed himself seconds after the call with police closing in on him, told the dispatcher his co-workers at Hartford Distributors were racist.

In a statement today, the CEO of Hartford Distributors, Ross Hollander, told reporters that Thornton had been asked to resign after an internal investigation found he was stealing beer from the company.

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