GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
Gulfport Police have confirmed they are investigating reports that a man entered the Walmart Supercenter and Winn Dixie on Highway 49 Sunday evening, but it appears no shots were fired and no one was injured. As of 10:30 p.m., no one has been arrested for the incidents.
Gulfport Police say they were called to the Walmart around 8:00 p.m. Sunday night after a reports of a man with a gun. Witnesses report seeing the man loading and pumping a shotgun. The store was evacuated before police arrived.
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania tells us officers did a sweep of the Walmart, when they found some employees in a safe room. Those employees showed police surveillance footage that suggested the suspect had already left before police arrived.
Chief Papania told WLOX News at this time it's unclear what the suspect will be charged with, but police are investigating.