Collierville, Tenn. — An active shooter has been reported at the Kroger in Collierville, according to the Town of Collierville.
Thirteen victims were reported and one of them has been pronounced dead.
The shooter is also dead.
Dale Lane, Collierville Chief Police: “This is the most horrific event to happen in Collierville history,” Lane said.
Thirteen people were injured. One person was pronounced dead. The shooter is also dead, and police believe this was a a self-inflicted gunshot.
A brief timeline of events: The active shooter was reported at 1:30 p.m..
Four minutes later at 1:34 p.m., the first officer arrived on the scene
The Swat team arrived, went aisle to aisle clearing the scene. They helped employees out who were in hiding and/or injured. They were hiding in the freezers and locked closets.
They are still working multiple scenes at the Kroger including the shooter’s car and other personal equipment to the shooter.
UPDATE: 3:12 p.m.: FOX13 spoke to an employee who gave her account of the shooting.
UPDATE: 3:11 p.m.: FOX13 received footage from the scene from shortly after the shooting.
UPDATE: 3:09 p.m. SCSO is reporting helping with the investigation.
UPDATE: 2:47 p.m.: Multiple law enforcement sources have confirmed to FOX13 that 9 people ha... (Read more)
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