Girlfriend Of Factory Shooter Will Not Face Charges

Western Kentucky police say they will not charge the girlfriend of the man who killed five people and himself during a plant shooting.

Wesley Neal Higdon opened fire last month at the Atlantis Plastics plant in Henderson.

Police say his girlfriend failed to warn authorities that Higdon had called her, threatening to kill his supervisor, two hours before he went on a shooting spree.

She claims Higdon only threatened to kill himself, but she didn't think it was a serious threat.

On Wednesday 27 NEWSFIRST obtained surveillance video from inside the plant that captured the shootings as they happened.


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  • by Lynda Location: Henderson on Jul 19, 2008 at 03:30 PM
    I think we need to stop talking about the shooter and glorifiying what he did.
  • by Jay Ray Location: Oregon on Jul 19, 2008 at 10:36 AM
    I agree with Deann- when to call is not always clear. However, I'm sure she'll regret not calling someone for the rest of her life.
  • by Bob Location: KY on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:23 PM
    I agree she is guilty for not reporting the IDIOT to the police or call the company. (edited)
  • by Deann Location: Nicholasville on Jul 17, 2008 at 06:36 PM
    Have we not all in anger said I am going to kill someone. You never take it serious and i am sure that she didnt either..
  • by gale Location: KY on Jul 17, 2008 at 08:53 AM
    Oh Please!!!!She is gulity ...She should have warned someone....Where is the Justice System ...Gone to the Dogs.

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