Nine days after deadly shooting, Southaven Walmart reopens store

Walmart employees gather in a nearby parking lot after a shooting at the store in Southaven, Miss. The discounter has dealt with thousands of violent crimes at its stores across the country, including one that took place less than a week ago at a store in Mississippi where a disgruntled worker killed two co -workers and wounded a police officer. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Since closing after a deadly shooting where two employees were killed, the Walmart in Southaven has reopened portions of its store.

The pharmacy and grocery sides of the Walmart were reopened August 8 for the first time since a former employee opened fire in the store and killed two employees: Brandon Gales and Anthony Brown.

The former employee was identified as Martez Abram, who was fired shortly before the shooting incident.

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