The Lockheed Martin shooting was an act of mass murder that occurred on July 8, 2003 at the Lockheed Martin plant in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. The gunman, 48-year-old Douglas Williams, an assembly line worker at the plant shot 14 of his co-workers with a shotgun, killing six of them, before committing suicide.
It was the deadliest workplace shooting in the United States since December 2000, when Michael McDermott killed seven co-workers at Edgewater Technology in Wakefield, Massachusetts.
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