The Deadly History Of This Oklahoma Post Office Is Terrifying But True

Just over a year ago, Oklahomans commemorated the 30th anniversary of the horrific Edmond post office shooting that occurred on August 20, 1986. It was, at that time, the state’s largest and the nation’s third-largest mass murder committed by a single individual in a single incident.

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Watch the video below as a mail carrier relives the Edmond post office massacre 30 years later:

Our hearts go out to everyone that was affected by this horrible tragedy. If you visit the memorial outside the Edmond post office and need a place to eat while in town, check out this great sandwich shop that was named one of the best in the country.