BREAKING: Mass Shooter Hits Kroger Grocery Store – Multiple Victims


It was bound to happen again, and sure enough, today was the day. A Kroger grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky was the scene of a mass shooting that took place Wednesday afternoon. Police were called to the store at 2:55pm, where they found multiple victims.

According to a report from WTOL 11:

“Multiple witnesses told Mattingly they heard two bursts of gunfire inside the store before they saw two men exchanging gunfire in the parking lot moments later.”

The Tennesseean reported:

“Here’s what we know as of 4 p.m., according to MetroSafe dispatchers:

  • A dispatcher with the Jeffersontown Police Department said a suspect was detained following the shooting Wednesday afternoon at a Kroger store, according to the Associated Press.
  • A call came into MetroSafe at 2:54 p.m. reporting that shots were fired inside the store.
  • MetroSafe officials say they received reports of “multiple injuries.”
  • EMS and police from Jeffersontown and Louisville Metro departments are on the scene.
  • The scene is completely secured. Nobody was taken to the hospital from the scene as of 3:50 p.m.
  • Tim King, who was at the scene, said his wife called him while she was shopping and said she heard multiple gun shots. She said people started running and an employee directed them to the back of the store.”

BREAKING: Reports of multiple shot at a grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky.

BREAKING: Reports of multiple shot at a grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky.

Posted by ABC 13 – WSET on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

CNN reports that a suspect is in custody:

One person is in custody following the incident, according to the Jeffersontown police dispatcher. She declined Wednesday to provide other information, adding that officers remain on scene.

The conditions of the victims are unknown.