Shooting at Mississippi Walmart leaves 2 dead, officer injured

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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — A shooting at a Mississippi Walmart left two people dead, an officer injured and a suspect shot Tuesday morning, according to WREG.

Police in Southaven, Mississippi, are investigating the incident on the 6800 block of Southcrest Parkway, near I-55 and Goodman Road.

WREG reports two Walmart employees were killed and a police officer was shot.

The officer is expected to be OK. The bullet struck his vest.

The alleged shooter, a former Walmart employee, was shot twice.

The former employee had been suspended from the store Monday after allegedly pulling a knife on a customer.

Employees were told they cannot leave the scene. Some were seen praying in a circle.

It is unclear exactly how many people were injured or what led to the shooting.

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