A spokesperson for Fred Meyer shared condolences and grief following Monday's fatal shooting in Richland, Washington.
“We are deeply saddened by the incident that occurred at our Fred Meyer store located on 101 Wellsian Way in Richland, WA,” according to a statement provided to CNN by the spokesperson.
“The entire Fred Meyer family offers our thoughts, prayers, and support to all affected individuals and families during this difficult time," the statement continued.
According to Richland police, at least one person was killed, and one injured person was sent to the hospital following the shooting, which began inside Fred Meyer shortly after 11 a.m. local time. Fred Meyer is owned by Kroger.
"We are cooperating with local law enforcement, who have secured the store and parking lot. The store will remain closed while the police investigation continues, and we have initiated counseling services for our associates," the Fred Meyer spokesperson shared in the statement, adding "to protect the integrity of the investigation, we are referring questions to the Richland Police Department.”
The shooting suspect is still at large and a search is underway.