Wednesday, October 20, 2021

13 people shot at grocery store in Tennessee

By Rafael Romo, CNN One person was killed and 13 others were shot at a Kroger grocery store Saturday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Murfreesboro Police said in a press release. The suspect is dead, according to police. The motive is unclear, but the suspect told witnesses he was there to shoot women. The suspect was shot by police, CNN affiliate WSMV reported. Two officers were not hurt, police said. The Murfreesboro

Police Department said in a tweet that the shooting incident “is the worst that we have ever seen in our city.” Police have been deployed to various departments, including the hospital where the shooting victims are being treated, the police statement said. Kroger, which is based in Cincinnati, confirmed it was assisting the investigation. “It’s hard to communicate with all the chaos that was going on. That is

definitely getting sorted out. I can’t comment further. I want to respect the police’s investigation. We’re just happy that everyone is safe,” a woman who was shopping at the store told CNN affiliate WSMV.

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