Albert Lea man accused of entering former workplace with shotgun

Authorities responded just before 1 Tuesday afternoon to 505 Front Street West on a concern of terroristic threats.

Albert Lea man accused of entering former workplace with shotgun

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (KEYC) - A 37-year-old man is arrested in Albert Lea after police say he entered his former workplace armed with a shotgun.

Authorities responded just before 1 Tuesday afternoon to 505 Front Street West on a concern of terroristic threats. The person reporting the incident told police Phillip Martinez was fired that morning. They said Martinez entered the premises with a shotgun intending to threaten a supervisor.

The man left the scene before police arrived. Authorities say no employees were injured.

Officers located Martinez at his home in Albert Lea a short time later. He was arrested without incident.

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