Collierville suspect asked to leave his job morning of shooting, police say

COLLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — Police said the man who opened fire inside the Collierville Kroger was asked to leave his job that morning.

An update from the Collierville Police Department Monday included information that the shooter moved into the Town of Collierville in the summer of 2020. He was a third-party vendor working inside Kroger and was asked to leave his job the morning of Thursday, September 23, 2021.

Collierville Police also said four victims, all in stable condition, remain at Regional One Hospital.

The Town of Collierville met with Kroger officials Monday to discuss the next steps involving employee and community support regarding mental well-being and relief funding. The group will continue to meet in the coming days to discuss the re-opening process of the store.

The Collierville Police Department is in the process of setting up critical stress debriefing for all employees involved in the incident. The Police Chaplains have been attending rolls calls and offering support as needed.

The Police Department is processing evidence to include electronic evidence, as well as the crime scene vehicles, and interviewing other potential witnesses.

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