A disgruntled sushi chef in Memphis wounded at least 12 people before killing himself in a shooting at Kroger.
The shooter is a Sushi chef who was fired this morning
Chief Dale Lane of the Collierville Police Department said the shooting happened Thursday afternoon in that community about 30 miles east of Memphis. He said 13 people in all were shot and 12 of them were taken to hospitals, some with very serious injuries.
Police SWAT team officers went aisle to aisle to take people to safety inside the store.
The shooter was subsequently found dead of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
— Commercial Appeal (@memphisnews) September 23, 2021
Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane on at least 1 dead, 12 injured after “active shooter” situation at Kroger supermarket in Collierville, Tennessee:
“We found people hiding in freezers … they were doing what they had been trained to do: run, hide, fight.” pic.twitter.com/bSAAVtDajK
— The Recount (@therecount) September 23, 2021
An active shooter was reported at a Kroger grocery store in Collierville, Tennessee Thursday afternoon.
Fox 13 reported two medical helicopters touched down outside of Kroger.
Update: 13 people are injured. Their conditions are unknown.
The area has been secured and there is no longer a threat.
According to law enforcement, the shooter is deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Fox 13 reported:
UPDATE: 2:36 P.M.: The ATF is heading to the scene and will be helping with the investigation. FOX13′s Darrell Greene is on the scene and is reported seeing multiple ambulances rush from the Kroger. Darrell spoke to two witnesses who said multiple people had been shot.
UPDATE: 2:26 P.M.: Memphis Police said they are actively working on securing the scene at this time and are assisting the Collierville Police Department.
UPDATE: 2:12 P.M.: Collierville High School was put on lockdown due to the active shooter reports in the area. The lockdown has since been lifted and school officials said dismissal will proceed as normal at 2:30 p.m.
Police swarmed the Kroger parking lot.
Multiple ambulances were seen transporting victims to a local hospital.