Bobby Gibbs Biography, Bobby Gibbs Wiki
Bobby Gibbs is identified as the suspect shooter Walmart shooting Arkansas. Police Chief Deon Lee says Bobby Gibbs was known to officers before Monday’s shooting but didn’t give specific details.
Shooting at Arkansas Walmart
Gibbs opened fire and shot two police officers in a Walmart in Forrest City, Arkansas, on Monday morning is dead, Mayor Cedric Williams told reporters.
Shooting Suspect Died at Spot
Gibbs was shot and killed at the scene.
Two officers shot, suspect killed in shooting at Arkansas Walmart
Two officers were shot and a suspect was killed in a shooting Monday morning at a Walmart in Forrest City, Arkansas, reports CBS affiliate WREG. Law enforcement tells the station two police officers were called to the store in Forrest City, about 85 miles east of Little Rock, after the suspect began making threats.
The station reports, The suspect reportedly said he was going to blow up the Walmart. The officers approached the suspect, and that’s when shots were fired.
Suspect Killed in Shooting at Arkansas Walmart
Tammy Priddy, 57, works at Simmons Eye Center in the Walmart, according to The Associated Press. She said she was preparing patient records for the day when she heard eight shots, and she hid under a counter in the lab until the gunshots stopped.
“The first two shots kind of startled me, and then a coworker came in and said it was gunfire,” Priddy told the AP.
She said she and a coworker ran from the building and officers outside the Walmart ordered her to get as far away from the building as possible. She was not injured.
“I was too afraid to think of anything except to get to safety,” she said. “We kept our minds straight to where we were safe and we were able to get to safety.”
The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division has been called in to investigate, a state police spokesman told CBS News. The ATF was also investigating.
Bobby Gibbs Criminal Record
Records show Gibbs had several traffic citations. He was also arrested in 2012 for disorderly conduct and weapons charges.