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(Worthy News) - Amarillo police said Mohammad Moghaddam, 54, fired shots and held two hostages at gunpoint at Walmart, before Amarillo Police Department SWAT officers shot and killed him.
All hostages are now safe.
Police said he barricaded himself in a local Walmart store with hostages in what authorities are calling a “workplace violence event,” according to a spokeswoman for the city of Amarillo. [ ... Read More (Source) ]
The Moghaddam family came to Amarillo eight years ago from Iran, two of the family’s grown children said Tuesday at their Southeast 36th Avenue home. They said their mother, Leila Gachlou, Mohammad’s wife, also works at Walmart. The children, Adel, 30, and Atefeh, 27, were home while the incident was still unfolding. They have lived on 36th Avenue for at least the last eight years. [ ... Read More (Source) ]