In a distressing incident at a Walmart store in Beavercreek, Ohio, one person lost their life, and three others sustained injuries during a shooting on Monday. Eyewitnesses recounted a harrowing scene where a man, armed with an assault rifle, opened fire.
Emergency services quickly responded, transporting three injured individuals to a nearby trauma center for treatment, according to a spokesperson from the hospital. Beavercreek police swiftly addressed the situation, reassuring the public that there was no longer a threat to safety.
The city, home to approximately 46,000 residents, found itself in the midst of this unfortunate event. Law enforcement, through the social media platform X, conveyed that the building had been secured, and there was no active danger at present. However, specific details about casualties were not disclosed.
A woman, shaken from the traumatic experience, shared a video online recounting the moment the shooter bypassed her, armed with an assault rifle, and commenced firing. “I ran… He shot like 10 times… I’m so lucky to be alive,” she tearfully expressed, unable to confirm injuries or fatalities amid the chaos.
Another social media post described the shooter as a “tall, young white guy” carrying an Army bag, heightening the tension of the situation. Witnesses quoted by WHIO and the Dayton Daily News echoed similar narratives.