Two killed, police officer shot in Mississippi Walmart shooting
Police Tape AFP/File / Brendan Smialowski

On Tuesday, CNN's Jim Sciutto reported that police are responding to a shooting at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.


According to reports, two employees are dead and two other people were shot, including a police officer who was protected by his vest. The condition of the perpetrator is currently unknown, as is the motive for the shooting.

This event follows the fatal shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California, which left four people dead including a six year old boy.