King Sooper’s employee, whose sister survived the shooting at the Aurora Theater, fights over the tragedy

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) – Boulder King Soopers’ store is closed, and many employees are concerned about going back to work at some point.

Some suffer from trauma, survivor guilt, stress-related issues, and other problems.

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Quincy Williams, 22, works in the King Soopers flower shop. He tells FOX31 he would go to the store for coffee and usually starts his shift at 3 p.m. When he got there, he saw a terrible sight.

“We saw dozens of people running out of the store and hiding behind their cars and there was only one body in the driveway,” he said.

Williams says he’s wondering if an extra long red light at a traffic intersection could have saved his life.

After Williams fears for his sister, who survived filming at the Aurora Theater, he says enough is enough.

“It only happens so often in Colorado,” he said.

Williams tearfully described the tremendous struggle he faces when he loses his staff in the store.

“You were so young. I feel kind of guilty that I’m allowed to live at such a young age. They just deserve so much better, ”he said.

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The United Food and Commercial Grocery Workers Union represents 32 workers at the Table Mesa Drive King Soopers. The organization now offers grief counseling to anyone who needs it.

President Kim Cordova said, “Now that this random person came in and decided to murder 10 people in their business, it was absolutely terrible for these workers.”

Williams, who studies sociology, tells FOX31 he doesn’t know if he can return to the flower shop, where so much has been lost just yards away.

“My heart still hurts for all the victims, for my employees and customers there, they just wanted to go shopping.”

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