Tennessee Walmart ‘Active shooter
An active shooting situation is underway at a Walmart in Tennesee, according to reports.
Local station WATE is reporting that a gunman fired shots inside a Walmart in Sevierville. A Lifestar chopper and emergency services are currently on standby.
It is currently unclear what led to the shooting. According to the report, there are no known victims at this time, but about two dozen people are hiding in a locked, darkened Chick-Fil-A store nearby.
At the time of reporting, the shooter was allegedly still in the store.
One Facebook user claimed that her brother was in the store and said: “It sounded like an assault rifle.”
The woman claimed that her brother said that “the guy chased people out there [sic] door.”
According to WVLT, Sevierville Police confirmed two people have been taken into custody.
It has also been reported that there is one outstanding suspect.
East Tennessee Incident Notifications wrote to Twitter following the incident: “No shooting victims reported. Possibly some patients with medical emergencies.”
A Chick-Fil-A store manager told the WVLT that dozens of people left the Walmart shortly after 3.30pm.
This story is developing, and all information is preliminary.