Disgruntled employee shoots managers, then himself at New Windsor factory
Police say three people were shotat a New Windsor perfume and nail polish factory Monday by a gunman who then killed himself.
Police say the shootings occurred shortly before 12:30 p.m. Monday at Verla International. They say Victor Piazza, of Warwick, entered the plant made up of about 400 employees and shot three members of upper management. Owners Bob Roth, 65, of Walkill, and Mario Maffei, 57, of Greenwich, were struck in the back of the head along with 48-year-old JoAnne O'Brien.
Police say Piazza was arrested on child pornography charges in 2004 and later fired from the company. He eventually pleaded guilty to those charges.
Both Roth and Maffei are in stable condition while O'Brien is listed in critical condition.