Worker Killed at Dart Container Factory

An 18-year-old Dart temporary employee shot a 42-year-old coworker at the facility outside Atlanta.

Last Friday, 18-year-old Cameron Golden entered the Dart Container factory outside of Atlanta and shot and killed a coworker, 42-year-old Taurus Andrews.

The shooting happened at around 7 a.m. It was shift change at the Dart facility that makes food and beverage containers, and it created a panic. 

Golden wasn't arrested until hours later when he was tracked down at a bus station about 170 miles west in Alabama. He is charged with murder. 

Authorities don't yet know if the shooting was random or if Andrews was targeted. However, Golden, a temporary employee, entered the plant, shot Andrews and left before police arrived. Andrews died at the hospital. 

The building was evacuated while authorities searched for the shooter. Workers were bused to a nearby church and interviewed by investigators. 

A Dart spokesman said the company was grateful for the managers who helped safely evacuate the building. The plant will remain closed until further notice and counseling will be made available to employees. 

Andrews joined the company as a utility worker in June 2018. According to his grandmother, his shift was just ending at the time of the shooting. 

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Golden was extradited to Georgia after his arrest. He faces charges for murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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