At least eight people shot at grocery store in mass shooting

FORDYCE, AR – A violent confrontation erupted outside the Mad Butcher grocery store in Fordyce on Friday morning, resulting in multiple injuries and a swift response from law enforcement.

Eight people, including a law enforcement officer, were injured in the incident, which involved an exchange of gunfire between police and at least one suspect. The suspect was quickly detained by authorities, according to Dallas County Sheriff Mike Knoedel.

The shootout reportedly began between two groups armed with AR-15 style weapons, creating a chaotic scene that was captured on video and shared on social media. The footage revealed the sound of multiple gunshots and car alarms, with one individual seen lying on the ground after being shot.

An employee at the Dallas County Courthouse suggested that up to four active shooters might have been involved in the incident, adding to the complexity of the investigation.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown as law enforcement continues to piece together the events that led to the violence. The community of Fordyce is left in shock, seeking answers and hoping for justice.

As the investigation unfolds, residents are urged to remain vigilant and cooperate with authorities to ensure the safety and security of the area.