Multiple victims in shooting at Collierville Kroger, ATF and other law enforcement on scene

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Published: Sep. 23, 2021 at 3:16 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - More than a dozen people were shot Thursday at Kroger in Collierville, according to a town spokesperson.

First responders sent victims to nearby hospitals, according to the spokesperson.

According to law enforcement, at least 14 people were shot, one person is dead. The gunman is also dead.

At least one of the victims went to Baptist Hospital in Collierville, a hospital spokesperson confirms, but their condition is unknown at this time.

Regional One Hospital is receiving patients but couldn’t say how many.

Collierville Schools sent an alert to parents early Thursday afternoon about an off-campus active shooting near the high school. Students sheltered in place until police secured the scene, according to a second alert.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is assisting Collierville police but no other information was immediately released.

Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are in Collierville assisting with the investigation.

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