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Police say several people were injured in the shooting in Mississippi Walmart; Jonathan Serrie reports.
The two people who were fatally shot when a gunman opened fire inside a north Mississippi Walmart on Tuesday may have been identified and a suspect has been charged with two murders.
The shooting suspect has been identified as 39-year-old Martez Abram of Southaven, Miss., officials said it was recently fired. He was reportedly let go after showing a knife to a co-worker, according to DeSoto County District Attorney John Champion.
The police are said to Abram, is also accused of injuring a police officer at the Walmart, is in custody at a hospital in Tennessee after being shot twice by police outside of the There are business.
Abraham is accused of shooting and killing 38-year-old Anthony Brown of Olive Branch, according to the DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pounders.
Staff members said Brown was with a hiring manager, and it was a big hit in the store. The 40-year-old has two children, according to Fox 13 In Memphis.
Family members said the Walmart employee Brandon Wind, of Hernando, was hit and killed.
Walmart staff member Brandon Wind, of Hernando, was fatally shot in the Walmart parking lot, according to his brother, and co-workers. The family members, ” said the 38-year-old had been working at the shop for about 16 years and was most recently the manager of the team, from Fox 13 In Memphis reported, adding that Wind is a father-of-three.
There, the chief of police of Macon, Moore said Abram was shot, a cop who was saved by his bullet-proof vest before a second officer shot him two more times.
Investigators said the shootout began on Tuesday morning at 6:30 p.m., local time, at the chain’s store in Southaven, a city located some 14 km to the south of Memphis, Tennessee.
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Moore said at 6:33 a.m., the department received a call about an active shooter and a fire at the store, which has more than 60 members of staff were employed.
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Fox News’ Nicole, Darrah, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.