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Indiana Walmart shooting leaves at least 1 victim injured, suspect ‘neutralized’

Authorities responded to a shooting at a Walmart in Evansville, Indiana, on Thursday evening, where they said at least one victim was injured. The suspect was killed during a shootout with police, according to multiple reports.

The Evansville Police Department tweeted on Thursday night about the shooting, encouraging people to avoid the area.

“Active shooter inside Walmart West. EPD on scene. Avoid the area!” the department tweeted.

Minutes later, EPD said the suspect had been “neutralized.”

“Threat has been neutralized and is in custody,” police said.

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They also said officers were tending to an undisclosed number of victims.

Reporter Breann Boswell of 14 News reported the male suspect fired at officers “multiple times” before officers returned fire, killing him.

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Wayne Hart of WEHT similarly reported the suspect was shot and killed. One victim has been transported to the hospital, he noted.

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G3 Box News has reached out to the Evansville Police Department for additional information.

This story is developing. Additional information will be added.

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