According to North Carolina police, a shooting inside a Walmart left one person hurt. Friday’s gunfire inside a Walmart in North Carolina left one person hurt, according to authorities. The shooter is still being sought after by police.
One of the busiest shopping days of the year, Friday, saw police summoned to the Walmart in Lumberton for a complaint of gunshots at 11:30 a.m., according to the Lumberton police.
What The Police Say
Although there were no victims or a shooter present when police arrived, surveillance footage appeared to show the shooter leaving the business as it was being evacuated, according to authorities.
A gunshot wound that wasn’t considered life-threatening was present when the victim subsequently arrived to UNC Health Southeastern, according to authorities. They were unaware of any further victims of the incident who had been hurt. According to authorities, the gunshot appeared to be a one-off between two people who know one another.
Days earlier, a supervisor at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, is believed to have shot and killed six coworkers before turning the gun on himself, according to authorities.
During The Incident, Shane Baker Was Present Inside The Shop
Baker stated, “She heard the person make a threat. “He’ll kill everyone in here,” he declared.
Between 10 and 15 people were moved inside a meat locker for protection by Baker. All he could do, he claimed, was stand by the door. Regarding the gunman, Baker said, “She didn’t know if he [was] [going to] find us or not.” Baker described the beginning of the shooting.
Baker reported, “They got into a fight.” The argument turned hostile, and she realised that a confrontation was about to occur. Let’s get down, she said. Step down. Pop, pop, pop, pop, pop by the time we sat down on the floor. She heard “five [or] six rounds.”