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Employee killed, woman wounded in shooting at Gentilly Walmart

Posted at 9:20 PM, Jan 06, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - One person was fatally shot at a Walmart on Monday evening and another was wounded, Louisiana authorities said. Police said they arrested a man suspected in the shooting.

New Orleans police responded to a Walmart on Chef Menteur Highway in the district of Gentilly, news outlets reported.

Detectives said a man walked into the store and fatally shot an employee in the chest. A second person was shot in the foot and is in stable condition, authorities told media outlets.

The names of those involved weren't immediately released. A motive for the shooting also wasn't immediately released.