SOUTHAVEN, MS (WIAT) — UPDATE: A Walmart employee told WATN that the shooter is a former employee who worked at the store for 25 years before recently being fired. This has yet to be confirmed.
Baptist DeSoto just confirmed that the officer was hit in his vest and is uninjured.
One of the deceased is confirmed to be an employee.
Original Story: Four people are shot, including an officer and the shooter.
Our sister station WATN in Mississippi talked to DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco, who confirms that 2 people are DOA (dead on arrival) – 1 victim was inside the store, the other outside the store. One officer was shot, and is currently at medical facility Baptist DeSoto, and is expected to be ok. The shooter, who was shot by a Southaven officer, is at Regional One and their condition is unknown. The shooting happened around 6:45 a.m.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.
You can watch a live look at the scene below: