World News | US: 1 Shot at NC Walmart, Officers Search for Shooter

By | November 25, 2022

Lumberton, Nov 26 (AP) One person was injured in a shooting inside a North Carolina Walmart, police said. Officers are still searching for the shooter.

Police were called to the Walmart in Lumberton for a report of gunshots around 11:30 a.m. (local time) Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, Lumberton police said in a news release.

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When officers arrived, they were not able to find a shooter or any victims, but surveillance video showed the shooter fleeing the store as it was evacuated, police said.

The victim later arrived at UNC Health Southeastern with a gunshot wound that was not considered life-threatening, police said. They were not aware of any other people injured in the incident.

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The shooting appeared to be an isolated incident between two individuals who knew each other, police said.

The shooting came days after six co-workers at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, were shot and killed by a supervisor, who then killed himself, police said. (AP)

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