Deadly Walmart Shooting under investigation

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GREENVILLE, SC – (WSPA & CNN) – We are following breaking news of shooting at Walmart that left one person dead.

It happened Friday afternoon, around 1:30 p.m. Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office responded to Wal-Mart, located at 6134 White Horse Road regarding a shooting.

WATCH: Deadly Walmart Shooting under investigation in Greenville, South Carolina.

Deadly Walmart Shooting under investigation in Greenville, South Carolina.

BREAKING LIVE: Deadly Walmart Shooting under investigation in Greenville, South Carolina. Authorities say one person is dead.

Posted by CBS 42 on Friday, July 5, 2019

Once deputies arrived on the scene, they located an adult male victim, who suffered from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased.

Deputies were able to get a suspect description quickly and took him into custody a short distance from the incident location.

Investigators have learned this was an isolated shooting as preliminary information in the investigation reveals the suspect and victim were familiar with each other. Investigators say the shooting was a result of some type of dispute.

The name and charges for the suspect have not been released at this time.

We are told that Wal-Mart has been cooperative with the investigation and has closed the store temporarily while investigators continue to investigate this case.

No word on when the store will re-open. This is an ongoing investigation.

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