— Skyfox 5 (@ChrisLocoLucas) February 10, 2014
Shots were fired in a Kroger foodstore at 455 Grayson Highway in Lawrenceville, Georgia, about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, reports WSB-TV.
This is a breaking story so please stay tuned for updates.
Here’s what we know so far:
1. Customers Hid in Freezers
The shooting is reported to have happened inside the store. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, terrified customers and staff sought shelter in the store’s freezers. There was an altercation before the shooting.
2. Two People Are in Hospital
JUST IN: Two people shot at Kroger on Grayson Highway. Two suspects have been detained. Victims transported to GMC. pic.twitter.com/Ka1mRp7zXu
— FOX 5 Atlanta (@FOX5Atlanta) February 10, 2014
Lawrenceville Police Captain Greg Vaughan said two people have been taken to hospital Both victims were shot, reports Fox Atlanta with CBS Atlanta reporting that both victims are female, their conditions are referred to as “undetermined.”
One person has been arrested in relation to the shooting, according to WSB-TV reporter Tony Thomas.
3. Grocery Stores Are Swamped As Atlanta Prepares For a Winter Storm
With the Governor of Georgia declaring a state of emergency due to inclement weather, grocery stores all across the state have been overrun with people anxious to pick up supplies.
A double shooting occured at a Kroger in Lawrenceville, GA about an hour ago. Over a fight that may have started over food. #AtlantaSnowPT2
— Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) February 10, 2014
Krogdaddy is a madhouse right now. (@ Kroger) http://t.co/Xpc3oR6t6E
— El-Dee (@Laddybaddy) February 10, 2014
At Kroger beating the bread and milk rush #georgiaprobs
— Emily Elizabeth (@ItsEmiilyYall) February 10, 2014
Omg, why is Kroger so slammed?
— Stephen Miano (@SMiano) February 10, 2014
Just left club Kroger it's a mad house, holy city going crazy over a couple inches again, the news got people panicking as always geez
— The Mercenary DJ's (@DJMaestroLIVE) February 10, 2014
4. The Mall is Surrounded
— Craig Lucie (@CraigLucieWSB) February 10, 2014
There is major police presence around the mall.
5. The Store Contains a Bank and a Pharmacy
The Kroger has an in-store pharmacy and Bank of America. It’s open seven days, 24 hours.