Oxon Hill grocery store shooting leaves two dead in gun rampage ‘after security guard confronted alleged shoplifter’

TWO people have been killed outside a supermarket after a security guard allegedly confronted a suspected shoplifter.

Gunshots rang out around 10:25 a.m. Friday just steps from the Giant supermarket in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Two people are dead after being shot outside a giant supermarket in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Friday morning

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Two people are dead after being shot outside a giant supermarket in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Friday morningPhoto credit: ABC7
Police confirmed the shooting was an isolated incident

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Police confirmed the shooting was an isolated incidentPhoto credit: ABC7
Authorities have not identified a suspect

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Authorities have not identified a suspectPhoto credit: ABC7

Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the shooting and found two victims with gunshot wounds.

A man died at the scene while a female victim was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

The police have not identified the victims.

Authorities did not immediately release the suspect’s description.

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According to NBC 4 Washington, the shooting could have stemmed from a confrontation between a security guard and a shoplifter.

A witness told the outlet they heard multiple gunshots inside the store.

Police have confirmed the shooting was an isolated incident and the shoppers were not at risk.

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