Two People Shot Outside Walmart As Black Friday Madness Continues (VIDEO)

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I was waiting to see when someone would pull a gun and shoot someone on Black Friday. I didn't have to wait long. A man and a woman were reportedly shot outside a Walmart in Tallahassee, Florida this afternoon. Luckily, the couple do not have life threatening injuries. The man who shot them, who reportedly might have been with a woman, then took off in his car. He remains at large.

We're not super-surprised by this, are we?

One witness to the shooting said she was waiting in line to make a return when chaos broke out and people started running and she heard shots being fired. She said: "Everybody started trying to find a place to hide."

Police have not yet revealed the details of the shooting or what may have caused it but I can just say? Black Friday. Walmart. You do the math. Not exactly the first time we've heard about something like this.

You have to wonder what made this guy go off. Did he not get the last flatscreen TV on sale? Did someone cut off his parking space? Everyone, we have come to a serious crisis of the soul in this country. You see such good people can do after something like Hurricane Sandy. And then you just see this idiocy over THINGS. Things! Things that you will enjoy for approximately half an hour before you become bored with them. Things that will distract you from the emptiness of your life for a little while before you realize that THING did nothing to fill the void. What the what?!!

However, it appears perhaps this shooting may not have been directly related to Black Friday, since it reportedly occurred after the sale ended at 7 a.m. A Walmart spokesman said:

We’re cooperating with the Tallahassee Police Department and working with them in hopes of identifying who did this. The safety of our customers and associates is always a top priority for us.

Hm, perhaps the only way to guarantee the safety of customers is to stop Black Fridays! Kind of like how general admission is a thing of the past at rock concerts after various stampedings. Maybe this country is too immature to handle big retail sales. Meanwhile, you can watch this BF mob scene caught on video in Georgia.

What do you think of Black Friday madness?

 

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nonmember avatar Tally

As a Tallahassee resident, let's put this in perspective. The walmart in question is not a particularly nice one. I'm unsurprised that there was a shooting there. It's shockingly "ghetto" for the location it's in. In addition, this happened in the afternoon- long after black friday doorbuster madness. All reports point to a personal confrontation, as the shooting occurred in the atrium, not the electronics section near the last TV. Plus, the FSU/UF game (massive rivalry to see who finishes in top 5 teams in the country and possibly see if UF plays for national championship) is tomorrow. Tensions are running a little high and I wouldn't be surprised if people had already started drinking. This had nothing to do with Black Friday madness and everything to do with the human madness that will still be present the other 365 days of the year.

vlk_2012 vlk_2012

I live about thirty minutes from Moultrie, can't believe that video made it all the way here!

Misty Lambou

Reports say it was over a parking space... there were 5 shots fired at the front of the store. I hit my local Wal-Mart (Tampa FL area) at 11 am and it was already back to business as usual. 

zombi... zombiemommy916

Never in all my life...the deals weren't THAT special for God's sake...and who's idea was it, to throw giant inflatable balls on top of that disgusting melee? Lol...

morga... morgani6904

I doubt that I will ever do any type of in store shopping on black Friday or Thanksgiving day ever again. Went to Wal-mart last night (btw, must of temporarily lost my freaking mind), and that place was crazy. I live in Central Virginia and I was kicked, punched and ended up with a busted lip because some crazy person went psycho over the Xbox 360 games. She grabbed at least 50-60 of the games and 30 controllers. Honestly, they should of put a cap on what one person could buy. I understand that people are looking to save money and all that nice stuff, but to me what that woman did was selfish and uncalled for. And on to the matter of what happened in Florida, WTH? Who goes to a Walmart and shoots people? I don't care what the reason is, this is suppose to be the season of goodwill and peace on earth.

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