Why are there so many shooting incidents and other gun crimes on Walmart property?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Dispute turns into deadly shooting at Oregon Walmart

Scene of shooting at Salem Walmart
Occurred September 3, 2012.

(UPDATED -- See below)

41-year old Salem resident Mark Edward Brown was waiting outside the door to a Salem, Oregon Walmart for Bryan John Lee Knorr, 28.  When he saw Knorr, he approached and the two got into an argument.  Brown then pulled out a handgun and shot Knorr, killing him.  Brown was later arrested.

According to an article and news video:

Investigators said 41-year old Salem resident Mark Edward Brown was arrested in a hotel room in Tigard early Tuesday morning. Brown will be booked into the Marion County Jail on the charge of murder. 
Police said the suspect had been waiting for the victim outside of the store, when words were exchanged and the victim was shot around 6 a.m. Bryan John Lee Knorr, 28 of Salem, was taken to Salem Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 
Police said they were looking for a Honda SUV that is gold or tan in color. 
"It appears as though the victim was in the store and the suspect arrived looks like he was waiting for the victim to come out," Lt. Dave Okada said. "When the victim came out, there was a confrontation , words exchanged and shots fired."

Walmart.  Save money.  Die faster.

UPDATE (3/4/14):  The shooter, Mark Brown, has been sentenced to life in prison.