A gunman opened fireplace at a southwestern Ohio Walmart on Monday evening, wounding 4 folks after which apparently killing himself, police mentioned.
The person “walked into the Walmart in Beavercreek round 8:35 p.m. Monday and commenced firing a gun,” police mentioned in a press release on social media.
The gunman died of an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound, and no responding officers fired their weapons, police mentioned within the assertion.
The id of the suspect was not instantly launched. The situations of the 4 injured folks have been unknown, police mentioned.
“We have now no motive but, no data on what he might have been pondering, or anything,” Beavercreek Police Capt. Scott Molnar instructed reporters on the scene. “We’re nonetheless wanting into it. It’s very, very early within the investigation.”
The Ohio Bureau of Felony Investigation, the FBI and federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have been on the scene aiding, Molnar mentioned.
Walmart mentioned it was heartbroken. “This stays a creating state of affairs, and we’re working intently with investigators on the scene,” a spokesperson mentioned.
Beavercreek is a metropolis of round 46,000 east of Dayton.