Walmart employee shot attempting to stop shoplifter

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police are investigating a shooting at a DeKalb County Walmart.

Officers say a loss prevention officer was shot in the foot while trying to stop a shoplifter at the Walmart on Fairington Road.

The victim has been taken to the hospital.

The suspect, a black man in his late 20s to early 30s, left the scene in a burgundy sedan.

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In December, a man was shot in the parking lot of the same Walmart.