Two people were killed and a police officer was wounded when a shooter open fired inside a Southhaven, MS Walmart. Both the Officer and the shooter are being treated.
We’re deeply saddened by the reports from our store in Southaven, Mississippi. We are working with local law enforcement and will continue to update as we learn more. Our hearts are with the victims, their families and the entire Southaven community.
— Walmart (@Walmart) July 30, 2019
The two people “senselessly murdered” were killed at the Walmart Superstore, DeSoto County Sheriff Chief Deputy Macon Moore said at a news conference Tuesday.
Moore said around 6:33 a.m., the department received calls about an active shooter and a fire set inside the store, where 60 employees were working.