Many people injured in a shooting incident at a Pennsylvania Walmart store


Everybody ran, and then the alarm came on. Fight with responding officers left eight people injured, a pregnant woman. Two suspects, brother and sister, fled the Walmart in a Pontiac Grand Prix. The vehicle crashed into a police vehicle, just an auto accident. Both suspects tried to flee the scene after the crash but were taken into custody by responding officers, police said. The man managed to bring his cuffed hands in front of him and attacked officers in their car. Police then shot him with a stun gun.


Police say the man appeared to be either high on narcotics, intoxicated, or both. Two officers suffered minor injuries during the fight with the suspect. They were taken to Roxborough Memorial Hospital for treatment. The suspect’s weapon was recovered. Cheltenham Township Police Chief John Frye said at a news conference that none of those struck sustained life-threatening injuries. Multiple police agencies were on scene investigating. Officials did not specify what charges the suspect might face over the incident. A total of eight EMS agencies and 22 police departments, including Philadelphia Police and the Montgomery County SWAT team, assisted with the incident.


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