UPDATE: The danger is not currently present. Around 8:35 p.m. on Monday, a person entered the Walmart located in Beavercreek and immediately began discharging a gun, causing four individuals to sustain injuries. The victims were sent to hospitals in the surrounding area, however it is currently unknown what their conditions are for the time being.
An suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound was the cause of death for the fifth individual, who was the gunman. All of the responding police officers did not fire any rounds at the suspect. In addition to other local agencies, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are also present at the scene to assist with the investigation. Just to reiterate, there is no current danger.
We are keeping the victims and their families in our thoughts and prayers as they deal with the aftermath of this terrible tragedy.
Beavercreek Walmart Shooting – There are reports of an active shooter at Walmart in Beavercreek. Law enforcement agencies are responding to the scene at this time. According to reports gather on social media, there is a shooter in the building and everyone in the building ran outside after gunshot was heard. There are unconfirmed reports that 2 people have been injured in the incident.
The is a developing story…
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