WMC – MEMPHIS, Tennessee Officers responded to many complaints on 24 Feb 2023, Friday night reporting gunshots fired in the Walmart off Winchester Road.
Authorities are still undecided as to whether the sounds reported came from a gun or simply looked like gunshots.
Employees of the store took safety measures as customers fled for cover in order to guarantee that everyone was safe.
A man reportedly left the site after the rounds were fired, according to claims from witnesses. Some witnesses even claimed to have seen a man holding a gun.
Have a look on the below tweet embedded on shorts inside Walmart:
ON SCENE: No injuries after reports of shots fired inside Walmart on Winchester near 385.
— Bria Jones WREG (@BriaJonesTV) February 25, 2023
Sergeant Brownlee of the Memphis Police Department said, We don’t know and we’re still trying to investigate if it was truly a shot fired or if it was just a different sound. “Officers arrived, Walmart has its protocols in place, we were able to secure personnel, get them out, and also get customers out in an orderly fashion,” said the officer.
May you also consider our recent news:
- Shots Were Fired During A Robbery Attempt In Ballard
- 7 Year Old Daughter Shooting In Southeast Memphis
Police also twice performed in-depth inspections of Walmart’s perimeter in order to guarantee the security of both its patrons and staff.
The Memphis Police Department has planned to speak with witnesses and look over any surveillance footage that can be useful in the investigation. This is currently an open investigation.
The above article we share with you as per Action News and hope you enjoyed the reading. If you want any additional information then tell us in the comment section given below and also share our website Trending News with your friend and family so that they can also easily find out recent news.