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POLICE: Naked postal employee killed two co-workers in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A mental evaluation has been ordered for a disgruntled postal worker accused of fatally shooting his supervisor at an Ohio post office and then killing a postmaster outside her apartment.

Franklin County court records Wednesday didn't elaborate on the evaluation. No attorney was listed for the worker, Deshaune Stewart, of Columbus.

Police say Stewart was naked during both attacks. They say he first killed Lance Dempsey at a post office in suburban Dublin early Saturday.

Police were later called about an armed man chasing a woman at a nearby apartment complex. Postmaster Ginger Ballard was found dead between vehicles with blunt-force trauma to her head, and Stewart was arrested.

Police say the violence appeared to be retaliation against two people involved in Stewart's pending dismissal at work.

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DUBLIN, OH (WCMH) A naked post office employee shot and killed two other postal employees in Dublin, Ohio.

The shooting happened early Saturday morning just before 5:00 a.m. on Emerald Parkway.

Officials say 24-year-old Deshaune Stewart was shot 52-year-old postal supervisor Lance Herrera-Dempsy twice.

He then fled the scene and went to the home of another post office employee who was an investigator.

Authorities believe Stewart was upset with the victims because of some type of misconduct investigation.

Some say it was clear he targeted the employees.

"The suspect entered the building and encountered obviously searching for one person. no one else was hurt,” said Lieutenant Steve Farmer, Dublin Police Dept. “The other people in the building, they fled the scene. He had the opportunity to harm other people. It was there and he didn't take advance of it. He singled out one person."

Stewart was taken into custody by police and is facing murder charges.

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