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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, february 26th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." targeted at random. a gunman opens fire at his workplace killing at least three people before he is brought down by a hero cop. >> do you know where donald is now? >> no, no, no. >> reporter: donald trump fender off closest attacks from fell competitors before super tuesday. addi ining insult to injury. passengers cheer as a father and boy, when they are removed from a flight. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news
good to be with you. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. this morning, at least ten people are in critical condition following a deadly mass shooting in kansas. three people were killed and 14 more wounded. police say the gunman identified as cedric ford shows his victims at random. the shootings took place across two towns about 35 miles north of wichita. the victims were hit by gunfire at two separate locations. 150 people were at work at excel plant. hanna davis of our wichita affiliate is there. >> reporter: meg, this morning, law enforcement official are calling this an active workplace violence. they say cedric ford woo a parent at excel industries and this is where all of the fatalities occurred but it
business. fear and a woman who reunites with her husband who worked inside the plant. employees are familiar with the gunman. their coworker cedric ford often posted pictures of himself on facebook at work. >> he was a nice guy. when i worked with him on my second shift, we hung out. everything was hunky-dory. he didn't seem like this kind of guy. >> reporter: the shooting started near the plant. they say ford was firing from a vehicle at other cars. at one point he car-jacked a car and shooting the driver. ford, armed with a rifle and handgun shot 15 people at excel industries. >> we heard gunshots and people were just running saying somebody was shooting and, next thing you know, i felt i got hit in the leg and that is when i turned and started running. >> the shooter was actively firing on any target that came across his sights. >> reporter: the shooting only stopped when the
enforcement officer on the scene shot ford to death. >> he took fire. he went inside of that place and saved multiple, multiple lives. a hero, as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: it's unclear ford was still employed at excel industries at the time of the shooting. just a few days ago he posted video to his facebook showing him firing what appears to be an assault rifle into an empty field. meg, as of this morning, investigators have not determined a motive but they say this is not an act of terrorism. the fbi will be helping with this investigation. >> thank you, hanna. in the meantime, the final republican debate before next week's super tuesday was a hold nothing back attack on front-runner donald trump. running out of time to take trump down, both marco rubio and ted cruz ripped trump on everything, from immigration to his business practices. on tuesday, 155
delegates are up for grabs at cruz's home state in texas where a new poll shows cruz leading trump but in florida, trump holds a substantial lead. a night of back and forth charges and trump joined the fireworks. >> this guy is a joke artist and this guy is a liar. >> omar villafranca has our report from houston. >> reporter: the candidates took swings at each other over immigration, foreign policy, and the supreme court. front-runner donald trump, at times, got into some heated exchanges with both ted cruz and marco rubio. republican presidential front-runner donald trump was the target of most of the punches in last night's debate. many coming from marco rubio. this fiery exchange on health care was the most tweeted moment of the ni ght. >> the biggest thing we have got and the reason we have no competition is because we have lines around the state. >> that is the only part of the plan? just the lines?
>> the nice part you have many different plans. you'll have competition. you'll have so many different plans. >> now he is repeating himself! >> no, i'm not. >> reporter: the attacks between trump and ted cruz got personal. >> look. donald, donald, relax. >> go ahead. i'm relaxed. you're a basket case. >> reporter: trump also took hits from people off stage. the billionaire candidate said he hasn't released his tax returns because he is being audited. but former republican candidate mitt romney questioned it. >> he is going to support marco rubio. >> reporter: the top three contenders went head-to-head, the two lower polling candidates john kasich and ben carson struggled to gain the spotlight. >> can someone attack me? >> i think no attempt -- with the questions. >> reporter: the ohio governor appeared more optimistic. >> i think i penetrated and sent a message to people around the country about the fact
united states. >> reporter: close to 600 delegates are up for grab in next week's super tuesday contest. no rest for the candidates. they will start crisscrossing the super tuesday states this morning. in houston, omar villafranca, cbs news. we will talk with senator marco rubio about last night's debate and what comes next, ahead on "cbs this morning." the battle between apple and the fbi came up in the gop debate. apple has now officially asked a federal judge to reverse her order that it helped the fbi hack into a phone used in the san bernardino shootings. both ted cruz and marco rubio said apple should imply. >> all they are asking them to do is disable the self-destruct mode or auto erase mode on one phone in the entire world but apple doesn't want to do it because they think it hurts their brand. their brand is not security to the national security of the united states of america. >>
it getting dangerous power. lindsey graham did not mince words last night. >> if you kill ted cruz on on the floor of the senate and the trial is in the senate, nobody can convict you. >> graham employed the press to ask donald trump harder questions, saying trump does not understand what makes america great. back to last night's gop debate. donald trump was questioned about his plans to build a wall on the border with mexico and have mexico pay for it. yesterday, former mexican president vicente fox said mexico will never pay for a wall. >> how are you going to make them pay for the wall? >> i will and the wall just got ten feet taller, believe me. it just got ten feet taller. >> vice president joe biden called all of the campaign rhetoric about
immigrants dangerous and damaging and ill-advised and does not represent the view of most america. the democratic primary in south carolina is tomorrow. hillary clinton court the vote there yesterday. a majority of voters in south carolina are african-americans. bernie sanders focused on minorities as well during a visit to flint, michigan, where he told residents fixing their water crisis was a top priority. >> any silver lining out of this tragedy is it is my hope that people in america will look at flint and say never again can we allow a community to undergo this. >> the minority vote will play a big role on super tuesday. neither candidate can win the delegate rich states without their vote. nevada governor brian sandoval says he is not interested in being considered for the supreme court. word had leaked that the white house was considering sandoval, a moderate republican, to replace antonin scalia.
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primary. >> he continues to surprise us somehow. >> plus if you can bear with the cold today and tomorrow, a warmup is on the way. here is howard. today is the coldest, blusteriest period that we are dealing with. are snow showers in pennsylvania, west virginia here. some of them have made it to the potomac here, washington, and fredrick county. this area of flurries may be a weak snow shower if you will crossing north into southern washington and clipping through montgomery. the temperatures are in the low 30s. so could there be an isolated slick spot. sure. awindy day again. gusts over 30s. highs from the mid to low 30s. this is the coldest day of the next seven days and a nice warmup on sunday. now larry
traffic. happy friday. no issues on the beltway. the b.w. parkway southbound no issues this morning. and southbound on i-270 you are good to go. alive look shows you how things are shaping up on the east side of i-66. weather and traffic back shortly. back to you. >> thank you, larry. dozens of people are fighting for their lives because of a gunman opening fire in kansas. >> four people, including the gunman died. it happened at an excel industry plant in hesston. >> they are saying somebody next to him was shot. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> this woman was reunited with her husband on live television. there are multiple crime scenes connected the shooting. witnesses are saying the suspect shot a motorist on the way to the plan. there is no motive at this time. new
woman who don't have a womb to get pregnant. doctors in cleveland reformed the first transplant of a uterus. there is a 26-year-old woman and the donor came from a deceased woman. if it is successful, doctors will decide if they should offer it as a standard procedure. senator ted cruz held up the legislation in flint, michigan. now, presidential candidate ted cruz decided to block it. they reached a deal for a 220 million package to fix and replace the city's pipes there. now, ted cruz and one other senator objected to a quick vote. the mother of a movement, now writings, personal items of rosa park. >> they are digitized and
can see them on-line at the library of congress. her private light and her activism. it was kept from the public because of a legal battle. now, 10,000 items are on loan to the library for 10 years. we made it to friday, a good morning. >> it sure is. thank you for waking up with us, washington. after years and years and years of waiting -- you'll finally be able to take a ride on a d.c. streetcar this weekend. good morning. i'm andrea roane. >> hopefully it go smoothly. i'm mike walter. and larry miller, and howard bernstein is here this friday with a blustery day. >> blustery is the right word. it is cold and windy. the wind chills in the 20s and well north and west -- east and
flurries tracking towards fredrick and montgomery. the temperatures now in the low to mid-30s in most spots. teens in the mountains and factor in the winds. the wind chills in the 20s and teens. gaithersburg at 19. so a chilly morning. a partly cloudy skies to mostly sunny windyday. and gusts to 30. highs from the mid-30s to 42 in washington, d.c. and warmer temperatures towards sunday and beyond. now, look at your friday morning time saver traffic. here is larry. it is quiet this morning. you want to hear this closer to the weekend. no issues on the beltway inner or outer loop. both on the maryland and washington, d.c. side are all doing