Armed Walmart Worker Fatally Shot After Taking Hostages

Jun 15, 2016, 10:55 AM

(AMARILLO, Texas) — Officers fatally shot an armed man inside a Walmart store in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday after he took two people hostage, including a manager with whom he had a work-related dispute, according to police.

Amarillo police identified the suspect as 54-year-old store employee Mohammad Moghaddam and said neither hostage was injured. Police said the incident began over a dispute related to a promotion and called the incident a "workplace violence event.