Shots fired in Bazetta Walmart parking lot
Police from Bazetta Township are sorting through statements made by shoppers who either saw or heard shots fired outside the Walmart Supercenter late Thursday.
Callers to 9-1-1 reported hearing anywhere from five to seven shots fired from a car in the parking lot shortly before 6 p.m.
According to police, one male suspect fired a handgun at another vehicle's occupants before all parties fled the scene. Police recovered shell casings at the scene.
Witnesses reported that the shots came from a vehicle that fled the scene on Millennium Boulevard. At last report, State Troopers and police from surrounding communities were looking for a white Jeep SUV that the shots may have been fired from.
No injuries have been reported.
Police say as a result of this incident, officers will be working a security detail at the store to ensure a safe shopping environment.
This incident will not affect the "Can the Cruiser" event scheduled to be hosted at this Walmart on Saturday, November 19.