Tue. Jan 18th, 2022


A man was shot near the Walmart Supercenter on North Monroe Street Friday evening, according to a Leon County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson.

He is injured and currently hospitalized, a Sheriff’s Office watch commander later told the Democrat, and another person is in custody in connection with the shooting.

Investigators roped off an area directly in front of the Walmart near the entrance. Inside of that roped off area was a City Taxi.

A man was hurt and hospitalized after a shooting outside the Walmart Supercenter on North Monroe Street Friday evening, Jan. 14, 2022.

Details of what happened weren’t immediately available. One passer-by reported seeing police and fire vehicles as well as ambulances, and what appeared to be people on the ground.

Since the new year, there had been at least seven shootings in the capital city, according to an analysis of gun violence by the Democrat.

Visit our Tallahassee/Leon County shootings tracker here.

These shootings have caused at least five injuries and three deaths.

A man was hurt and hospitalized after a shooting outside the Walmart Supercenter on North Monroe Street Friday evening, Jan. 14, 2022.

A man was hurt and hospitalized after a shooting outside the Walmart Supercenter on North Monroe Street Friday evening, Jan. 14, 2022.

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Contact Ana Goñi-Lessan at AGoniLessan@tallahassee.com and follow her on Twitter @goni_lessan.

Contact Christopher Cann at CCann@tallahassee.com and follow him on Twitter @ChrisCannFL.

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This article originally appeared on Tallahassee Democrat: Shooting near North Monroe Walmart, one person injured

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