A gunman wounded 4 people and killed himself at a Walmart in Ohio, police said


A gunman opened fire at a Walmart store in southwest Ohio Monday evening, wounding four people and then apparently killing himself, police said.

The man “entered the Walmart store in Beavercreek around 8:35 p.m. Monday and began shooting a handgun,” police said. He said in a statement On social media.

The police said in the statement that the gunman died from his apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds, and that none of the officers fired their weapons.

The identity of the suspect was not immediately revealed. Police said the condition of the four injured people was unknown.

“We have no motive yet, no information on what he was thinking, or anything else,” Beavercreek Police Capt. Scott Molnar told reporters at the scene. “We’re still looking into it. It’s very early in the investigation.”

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the FBI and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were at the scene to assist, Molnar said.

Walmart said he was sad. A police spokesman said: “The situation is still evolving and we are working closely with investigators at the scene.”

Beavercreek is a city of about 46,000 east of Dayton.

This article was originally published on NBCNews.com

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