NEW YORK, June 28. /TASS/. At least two people were killed and another four were injured on Saturday in a shooting at a Walmart distribution center in the US city of Red Bluff (state of California), The New York Times reported with reference to a hospital official.
An unidentified person driving a white vehicle rammed into an entrance into the distribution center, according to the newspaper. One of employees, Franklin Lister, told the paper that he had just clocked into his shift and first though it was a drill. His colleague Scott Thammakhanty said that he had heard gunshots and had seen people on the ground as he and other employees ran. As they were running, Lister said, they heard 50 to 60 gunshots
Emergency dispatchers told The Record Searchlight, a newspaper in Redding, Calif., that officials had shot the gunman in the chest around 3:45 p.m. local time (1:45 a.m. on Sunday Moscow time), less than 15 minutes after the shooting began.
Four other people injured during the shooting were in fair condition, according to the official.
Red Bluff situated about 210 kilometers north of Sacramento, is an administrative center of California, home to around 14,000 people.