2 Walmart employees killed in shooting in North Mississippi

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SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (localmemphis.com) – Four people have been shot, including a police officer at Walmart in Southaven.

Local authorities are set to hold a press conference at noon Tuesday.

Local 24 News has confirmed that two employees were shot and killed early Tuesday morning, one outside the store, the other inside.

According to Baptist DeSoto, the police officer who was shot, was hit in his bullet proof vest and was not injured.

The shooter was shot by an officer and is currently at Regional One, condition unknown.

Officials said the shooter was an employee who was recently fired after working with the store for 25 years.

The shooting happened around 6:30 or 6:45 at the Walmart store on Southcrest Parkway off Goodman Road.

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