UPDATE: Police say at least three people were shot and one person was killed.
DEVELOPING STORY: An unknown number of shoppers have been shot Monday night at a Walmart in Beavercreek, Ohio. There is a massive police presence outside the store.
One witness said the shooter had a backpack and was holding a rifle as he walked by her before he opened fire, she said in a video posted on Twitter.
“He walked right past me and started shooting,” she said. “He shot like ten times.”
Watch the eyewitness video below.
My dad was just now walking through the Beavercreek Walmart getting stuff for Thanksgiving- when out of nowhere a man with a backpack holding an assault rifle walked RIGHT past him.
Just happened about 8 minutes ago.
“I’m on the phone with my dad now and I can barely hear over the amount of sirens pouring in. Check on your family,” wrote another person on Facebook.
Wright State University alerted students and staff to stay away from the Beavercreek Walmart for an “active incident.”
There’s no word on how many people were shot or the extent of their injuries. Police say the gunman is no longer a threat.
“The building has been cleared and secured,” police announced on Twitter. “There is no active threat at this time.”
This page will be updated throughout the evening.
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Purported video of eyewitness to shooting at Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart pic.twitter.com/ek4GbLqYuI— Steve Lookner (@lookner) November 21, 2023
🚨#BREAKING: Gunman opens fire on shoppers inside a Walmart Multiple people have been shot— R A W S A L E R T S (@rawsalerts) November 21, 2023
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Currently, multiple law enforcement and emergency crews are on the scene after male suspect with a rifle entered inside Walmart store in Beavercreek, Ohio, and… pic.twitter.com/TOhn9GXhtO