Two dead in shooting at Southaven Walmart

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Officials say two people are dead and a police officer and a suspect were shot at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.

Both of the people who died this morning were Walmart employees. One person was found dead in the store and another found dead in the parking lot.

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The suspect was taken to a Memphis hospital. His condition wasn’t reported.

Baptist-Memorial Hospital Desoto said the officer was hit in his bulletproof vest and not seriously injured.

The Walmart is in a shopping complex in Southaven, just south of Memphis.



A massive police presence surrounded the store Tuesday morning. Walmart employees joined a prayer circle outside.

The company did not immediately respond to phone calls and information requests.