Police in Flint, Mich., are investigating after a security guard at a Family Dollar store was fatally shot on Friday, with reports on social media indicating that the altercation began over a customer not wearing a face mask.
The Detroit News reported that a police spokesman confirmed at a press conference on Sunday that officials were investigating those reports.
“We’re seeing a lot of these reports on social media, so we’re investigating them,” the spokesperson said. “We’ll talk to all the potential witnesses.”
The victim, a 43-year-old man, died at a local hospital following the shooting. No suspect has been arrested in the shooting thus far, with witnesses telling a local NBC affiliate that the customer involved in the shooting fled to a nearby apartment complex.