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Sheriff: Michigan office shooting kills 1, injures 2

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• One person dead, two injured, in Michigan workplace shooting
• Police: Suspect captured in a vehicle on Interstate 75 around Saginaw
• Suspect is ex-employee of an accounting firm in building where shooting occurred
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TROY, Michigan (CNN) -- A Michigan man shot to death one person and injured two others Monday at the suburban Detroit accounting firm from which he was fired last week, police said.

The suspect, 38-year-old Anthony LaCalamita, was "deliberately seeking out these individuals," according to Troy police Lt. Gerry Scherlinck.

A female receptionist died and two men, believed to be "management level employees," underwent surgery for gunshot wounds at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital, Scherlinck said.

A 50-year-old man from Dexter, Michigan, tipped off authorities to LaCalamita's location after hearing a description of the suspect's vehicle -- a 2007 silver Ford Fusion -- on the radio.

The man, who did not want to be identified, called 911 when he realized the vehicle directly next to him matched the description on the radio, according to Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle as it entered Vienna township, but LaCalamita would not pull over, Pickell said.

LaCalamita drove across several counties, at speeds up to 120 miles per hour, surrendering only after authorities boxed in his car on Interstate 75 in Saginaw, Michigan.

He surrendered "peacefully and without incident," Pickell said.

Upon arrest, police seized a shotgun and several shells, he said.

LaCalamita is being held in the Genesee County jail and is expected to be handed over to the Detroit police.

A Web site for the public accounting firm Gordon Advisors in the building lists LaCalamita as an employee.

"We heard gunshots. ... We're on the third floor, barricaded in," Bill Adgate, who works for LPL Financial in the office building, told CNN affiliate WDIV-TV as the search went on for the gunman.

"We put a conference table in front of the front door with a bunch of chairs," Adgate told WDIV, a Detroit station. "We have four entrances -- three entrances to our offices. We put file cabinets and things of that nature in front of it."

Monday's shooting follows two last week in public places in Atlanta, Georgia, and Seattle, Washington.

In Atlanta's CNN Center on Tuesday, police say a man shot to death his former girlfriend just downstairs from the center's Omni Hotel and outside the newsroom.

On Monday on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, a gunman killed his former girlfriend and then himself.

In early March, a gunman shot and wounded three people at a printing facility near Los Angeles, California, before killing himself. Police said he was a disgruntled employee of the facility in Signal Hill, California.

In February, a gunman killed five people and injured several others at a shopping mall in Salt Lake City, Utah, before an off-duty policeman killed the shooter.

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