Shoppers who fled a Florida Publix store after a gunman opened fire on Thursday – who killed a woman and her 1-year-old granddaughter before pointing a gun at her – will be able to return to the scene Friday morning to retrieve their belongings. lishgan, police said.
The Public Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) allowed any customer who was at the Royal Palm Beach Publix store during the shooting Thursday morning to return every morning from 9 a.m. to Friday to collect their personal belongings.
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Timothy J. Wall, 55, allegedly shot the shy 2-year-old woman and her granddaughter before 11:30 a.m. Thursday before she turned her gun on herself. The Publix grocery store is located in a strell mall that includes restaurants and shops.
The identities of the victims will not be released because the family has applied Mars law, which prevents law enforcement agencies from disclosing any information related to the victims of the crimes.
The sheriff’s office initially said investigators believed the person who fired the shots and the victims recognized each other. On Thursday, a PBSO spokesman said there was “no known cause and relationship between the gunman and the victims.”
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Detectives are still investigating the shooting. Officials say the store will remain closed until Saturday.
Louis Casiano and Brie Stimson from Fox News contributed to the news.