Argument over shopping cart leads to fight in Cordova Walmart

By: Courtney Mickens

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Video of a shocking fight at a Cordova Walmart has gone viral. Police told FOX13 one woman was sent to the hospital as a result of the brawl.

According to a police report, officers were flagged down by a customer who was complaining that a female was fighting while inside the business.


WARNING: Video contains footage that may be graphic to some. We have removed sound due to explicit language.


When officers arrived on the scene, they found another female on the ground with bruises. She was allegedly crying.

A Walmart manager told police he was stacking items when he heard a loud commotion and walked toward it. The manager then said she noticed a black woman and a white woman fighting on the ground, and he tried to separate them.

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Another witness told police that one woman asked another woman about a rolling cart, who then replied, “maybe other customers are using them if nothing is over there.”

Officers said the other female became very angry.  She asked for a manager and then punched the clerk. The clerk punched the woman back, according to the report.

Police said  other witnesses stated the lady struck another clerk as well.  Both females who work at Walmart refused to prosecute.

One woman was transported to Baptist East in non-critical condition.

Walmart sent FOX13 the following statement:

“We work to provide a safe and secure environment for everyone in our stores. What is seen in this video is disturbing, and we are reviewing the situation to fully understand what happened.”


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