Beavercreek Walmart shooting: Gunman dies after 4 injured near Dayton, Ohio


Police are responding to a shooting at a Walmart in Dayton, Ohio, on Monday.


Four people were injured after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart near Dayton, Ohio, before killing himself Monday evening, police said.

The suspect, described only as a man, entered the store around 8:35 p.m. ET and shot four people before turning the gun on himself. Beavercreek Police said. He died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the department.

“No shots were fired by responding officers,” the Beavercreek Police Department said in a statement. social media post.

The victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment, Capt. Scott Molnar said during a press briefing Monday. No information was available on their conditions.

Police have not identified the suspect and it is unclear whether he knew any of the victims at the store in Beavercreek, a suburb east of Dayton.

Monday night’s violence marks at least the second deadly shooting at the store and comes nearly 10 years after police fatally shot a man holding an air rifle he found on a store shelf without its packaging. There are also at least 609 mass shootings in the United States this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which defines a mass shooting as one in which four or more people are shot, not including the shooter .

“We are heartbroken by what happened at our store in Beavercreek, Ohio,” a Walmart spokesperson said in a statement to CNN Monday evening. “The situation remains evolving and we are working closely with investigators on site.”

The FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation were all investigating the shooting Monday evening.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

CNN’s Maria Sole Campinoti and Amanda Jackson contributed to this report.

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