Wheaton responds to mass shooting in Aurora

On Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, a gunman entered Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Ill. and opened fire, killing five employees and wounding six others. Police later confirmed the gunman as Gary Martin, age 45, who had been recently fired from his position at the manufacturing company located just 30 minutes from Wheaton. Community members, including Wheaton students, faculty and staff, rushed to respond in the midst of the tragedy.