A male suspect fatally shot a man and a woman. The attacker fired multiple rounds at the man inside the store, and shot the female victim multiple times out in the parking lot. A citizen armed with a gun engaged the shooter in the parking lot, but the suspect was able to flee. Police officers swarmed the scene and blocked off the area with yellow crime tape. Customers were moved to the back of the store. Police did not offer any details about a possible motive.They also did not identify the suspect but he was taken into custody after the incident.
“We are shocked and saddened by the shooting,” Kroger said in a statement. “Thanks to the quick response of the local police department, the suspect was apprehended and our store is secure. We are cooperating with law enforcement and assisting with their investigation.” The store was closed and will not reopen until the investigation is complete. The grocery store was considered until now one of the safest places in town.
This story will possibly be updated.