One person was killed and a second wounded at a shooting at the Walmart Supercenter in Fairfield Township, Ohio around 8 p.m.
"Investigators said the suspect was attempting to steal items from the store. As the suspect attempted to shoplift, some employees and bystanders tried to stop him and block his exit," the Cincinnati Enquirer reported.
Authorities said it was not an active shooter situation.
"One of the victims was taken to UC Health West Chester for treatment. Police believe he is in critical condition," the newspaper reported. "The other individual died at the scene, police said. Witnesses said the deceased individual was a greeter at the Walmart, but police said they cannot confirm any details as of Wednesday night."
"Fairfield Township authorities, Liberty Township authorities, Butler county deputies and officials with the city of Hamilton are all responding to the scene," WLWT-TV reports.
The suspect escaped the scene in a vehicle and has not yet been apprehended.
\u201cDoug Lanier of the Fairfield Police Department speaks to the media at the scene of a fatal shooting at Walmart in Fairfield on May 26, 2022. https://t.co/2xGo3geOBI\u201d— Enquirer (@Enquirer) 1653618708