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1 killed in US Walmart shooting
1 killed in US Walmart shooting

Washington, Jan 7 (TIWN) One person was killed and another injured in a shooting at a Walmart store in the US city of New Orleans, Louisiana, police said.

Police said they detained a man for questioning afterward but declined to identify him or provide further information.  The New Orleans Police Department said in a statement late Monday that officers were called to a Walmart in the city's Gentilly district about another officer requesting assistance. The statement said a city police officer who was working a secondary employment security detail at the store had taken a man in custody.  According to the report, responding officers found another male in an aisle of the store with a gunshot wound to the chest. It said that person was pronounced dead on the scene. Police said a second person, identified as female, had a gunshot wound to the foot and was in stable condition.

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