Dead, 4 Hurt After Shooting at Walmart Center in CA

Two shot dead and four injured at a Walmart distribution center after man opens fire

A lone gunman entered a Walmart distribution center in Northern California, killing one person and injuring six others with a semi-automatic rifle before police officers killed him, authorities said.

The suspect had been shot in the chest by around 3:45 p.m., dispatchers told the newspaper.

At least four who were injured were receiving care at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.

Red Bluff is a city of about 14,000 people located around 130 miles (210 km) north of Sacramento, California.

A number of employees barricaded themselves in the back of the distribution centre, according to police radio transmissions at the time.

"We are deeply saddened by this tragic incident", Walmart said in a statement on the shooting.

When he hit the building and the auto caught on fire, he the exited the vehicle and began shooting randomly into the building and through the parking lot area. Lane began shooting randomly into the building and in the parking lot area, where he engaged with Red Bluff police officers who were first to get to the scene, the sheriff's office said.


Two workers at a coffee dispenser warehouse in Springfield, Illinois, were fatally shot Friday after a co-worker opened fire, the authorities said.

Vince Krick told Record Searchlight that the shooting started just as a group of workers was scheduled to start their shift. He crashed his vehicle into the lobby area, causing a fire, where a few employees were working.

'I just know it was a lot'.

According to officals, the shooting occurred on Saturday, June 27 around 3:30 p.m. when 31-year-old Louis Lane drove into the Walmart Distribution Center lobby with his auto and began randomly firing his weapon at those inside.

Johnston told the Record Searchlight that investigators determined the shooter circled the parking lot four times before crashing into the building and opening fire with what was described as a semiautomatic long gun.

Walmart said that Lozano "was a 12-year associate with family and friends working in the same facility".

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