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1 killed & 12 injured, suspect also dead after shooting at Tennessee Kroger

( 13 News Now )

Collierville Police said Thursday afternoon that 13 people were shot, 1 of those killed, in a shooting at a Kroger store in the town outside Memphis. Collierville Police Dale Lane said the shooter is also dead, believed to be from a self-inflicted gunshot.


Collierville Police, Memphis, Police, and Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies all responded to the scene of the shooting, which happened about 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the store at 240 New Byhalia Road.


Chief Lane said 13 people were shot by the suspect. One died, and 12 were taken to hospitals. He called the scene "horrific" and one of the worst he's seen.


Chief Lane said the TBI is also headed to the area for the investigation.


Lane said they are currently unsure if the shooter was a current of former employee.


Collierville High School was put on lockdown after the shooting, but we have been told that the lockdown has been lifted and classes will dismiss as normal.


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