Police: Two people shot Wednesday at Glendale Walmart; suspect on the run

Posted at 1:39 PM, Dec 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-07 15:52:52-05

Two people have been shot at a Walmart in Glendale and police are currently looking for the suspect, according to authorities.

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The shooting happened shortly after 11 a.m. near 95th Avenue and Camelback Road.

Two people were shot and their injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening, said police.

Police are looking for at least two male suspects who left the scene in a black sedan.

It is believed that the victims and suspects knew each other, but police said they are still looking into the extent of their relationship.

Police said the suspects and victims got into an argument outside the store in the parking lot. At some point, the victims went into the store and were confronted by the suspects as they were exiting.

One suspect fired his weapon, said police. The role of the second suspect was still being looked into, police said in a Wednesday afternoon update.

Air15 video showed at least 10 police vehicles and several officers outside the Walmart Wednesday morning.

Police are asking the public to stay away from the scene and avoid the area while they conduct their investigation.

Walmart released a statement via email Wednesday afternoon and said the store would reopen in the evening. A specific time was not given

We take the security of our associates and customers serious at all times.
This appears to be an escalation of a personal issue that has nothing to with our store.
We will provide law enforcement with any information they need as they look for those responsible.

Glendale police said it will take hours to conduct their investigation.

We will update our story as details comes into the newsroom.

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