One person dead after shooting at Cordova gas station

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CORDOVA, Tenn. — One person was killed at a Circle K gas station in Cordova overnight.

It happened around 1:40 a.m. at the Rockcreek Parkway location near Highway 64.

Police said the clerk opened fire during some sort of altercation outside the store. The shooting victim was rushed to the Regional Medical Center where they later died.

The clerk has been detained for questioning.

Authorities told WREG’s Melissa Moon the store was open at the time, but they don’t believe anyone else was inside and no witnesses have come forward.

They are looking at the surveillance video to determine what exactly happened.

According to police, the deceased was listed as a suspect in at least three separate incidents at that specific gas station. They wouldn’t go into detail.

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