Kentucky Supermarket Shooting: US Gunman Opens Fire Killing 2, Say Police

Kentucky Supermarket Shooting: US Gunman Opens Fire Killing 2, Say Police

The victims appeared to have been targeted at random and police did not have a motive for the shooting around 2.30 p.m. EDT at the Kroger Co. supermarket in Jeffersontown, about 24 km from downtown Louisville, Rogers said.

One person was found dead inside the store, and the other was found outside.

A gunman on Wednesday killed a man in a Kentucky supermarket and a woman in the parking lot before fleeing in his vehicle, police said. The suspect fled the scene and was apprehended nearby, police said.

Rogers said a man walked into the Kroger and fired multiple shots at another man in the store.

Multiple agencies are at the scene.

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An EMT who was present at the time of the shooting told journalists that he saw two men shooting at each other and that a woman was struck by one of their bullets. He said he drove to the store after she called him sobbing to tell him what had happened. He said he tried to perform CPR, but the woman died.

A dispatcher with the Jeffersontown Police Department said a suspect was detained following the shooting Wednesday afternoon.

In a statement released to CBS News, a Kroger spokeswoman said the company is "shocked and saddened" by the shooting.

Our store is closed and will reopen after the investigation concludes.

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