Shooting at Walmart in Southhaven, 2 employees dead


SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (WPRI) — Police in Southaven, Mississippi are investigating an active shooter situation after four people were shot at a Walmart early Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. on Southcrest Parkway off Goodman Road just south of Memphis. confirmed two employees were shot and killed – one outside the store and one inside.

A DeSoto County Sheriff told a police officer who responded to the scene was also shot but he was hit in his bulletproof vest and not injured.

According to, the shooter was shot by a police officer and transported to the hospital.

This shooting comes just days after three people were shot and killed by a gunman with an AK-47 style rifle at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California.

No further information was released. The shooting remains under investigation.

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