Heavily-Armed Gunman Terrifies Shoppers at Missouri Walmart

Springfield Police were called to an active shooter situation Thursday afternoon where a man carrying a tactical rifle, a sidearm, and wearing body armor and military-style fatigues walked into the Walmart Neighborhood Market at Republic and Golden.

Lieutenant Mike Lucas says the man, who is 20, pulled up to the store around 4:10 p.m., got out of his vehicle and walked through the store.

The store manager pulled the fire alarm, and shoppers ran outside into the parking lot.

Read more at KTTS

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