Suspect in the grocery store shooting.

1 Shot, 1 Injured In Grocery Store Shooting, Police Looking For Suspect

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RICHLAND, WASHINGTON — One person is dead and another injured after police say a suspect fired a handgun inside the Richland Fred Meyer store. The suspect was identified as a white male, pictured above.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. local time.

Photos circulated by police show the alleged suspect wearing a plaid shirt with a dark-colored down vest, a black gaiter or scarf pulled over his nose, light-colored pants and athletic shoes.

The suspect in the shooting who police are attempting to identify. RICHLAND AND KENNEWICK POLICE

If you recognize the suspect in the photos or have any information, call local police immediately at 509-628-0333.

One witness said that at least 10 shots were fired inside the store. Police are not certain how the suspect fled, whether by foot or in a vehicle.

Customers and employees were said to be hiding in restrooms and back rooms. A large gathering of shoppers and employees was seen in the parking lot where they were directed to stay.

This is a developing story.

 

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