1 dead, multiple people injured in mass shooting at supermarket in Memphis

1 dead, multiple people injured in mass shooting at supermarket in Memphis



A gunman opened fire inside a Kroger grocery store in a Memphis, Tennessee suburb, killing one person and injuring 13 others before he shot and killed himself.



The shooting was reported around 1.30 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, at the supermarket located 30 miles east of Memphis, Tennessee.







Authorities arrived minutes later at 1.34 and began helping victims.









Two medical helicopters were flown into the area to evacuate victims.



Those who were injured were taken to area hospitals and their conditions range from minor to extremely serious, authorities said.







Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane said in a press conference: "It breaks my heart to have to stand before you today.







"We’ve had an incident here in Collierville that has occurred all over the country."


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