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Mississippi Walmart shooting victims identified; suspect charged with murder

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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.
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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.

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