Reports: Kansas Workplace Shooter Identified As Cedric Ford

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February 25, 2016 8:43 p.m.

UPDATE: Feb. 25, 2016, 10:35 PM ET

CBS News and location station KWCH identified the suspect in the Hesston, Kansas attacks that left four people dead and 14 wounded as Cedric Larry Ford, 38, an employee of Excel Industries.

Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said the gunman was killed at the factory by responding authorities.

Ford’s Facebook page identified him as a painter at Excel Industries, a location where he had checked in multiple times.

He posted a September 2015 video shooting a high-powered rifle in a vacant field and another photo with a firearm in February.

As of late Thursday, police had not publically confirmed the identity of the shooter or any of the victims.

A KWCH12 journalist reported that Ford had earlier convictions for multiple burglaries, grand theft, and fleeing police, among other charges, between 1997 and 2000 in Florida.

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