DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County Police responded to a shooting involving law enforcement at a Walmart on Christmas Eve, according to authorities.
According to the DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha Ramos, a man is now dead after firing at officers at the Walmart at 2427 Gresham Rd SE near Ralph David Abernathy Fwy.
Police added that a loss prevention officer followed the suspect outside the store after he was believed to be shoplifting.
Chief Ramos said that the suspect ran back into the store, saw an officer and fired once before he ran back outside. She added that no officers or anyone inside the store was hurt.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is sending agents to the scene, according to the agency.