Shooting at Arkansas Grocery store leave 11 wounded and 4 dead, one a nurse had stopped to render care

CBS reports a Friday  shooting at the Mad Butcher store in Fordyce, Arkansas, on Friday, according to authorities. Just an hour before, The shooter was also local, 44-year-old Travis Eugene Posey, of New Edinburg. He opened fire at the store, riddling cars with bullet holes as panicked bystanders ducked and scrambled for cover amid a barrage of gunfire.

Callie Weems, 23, was the mother of 10 year old daughter Ivy who was at the store when Posey started shooting. “Instead of fleeing the store, she stopped to render aid in one of the most selfless acts I’ve ever seen,” he said at a news conference.

In all, state police said 15 people were shot Friday, including 12 civilians, two law enforcement officers, and the gunman ( who was wounded)

It was at least the third mass shooting at a U.S. grocery in the last three years. In 2022, a white supremacist killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket. That came a little more than a year after 10 people were fatally shot at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado.

No motive has been revealed and police records are presently being researched.