Kroger manager shot by suspected shoplifter

Emergency responders on the scene of a shooting at Kroger on New Cut Road.
Emergency responders on the scene of a shooting at Kroger on New Cut Road.
Police inside the Kroger store where a manager was shot.
Police inside the Kroger store where a manager was shot.
Suspect #1 - Police say this man was the shooter (Source: LMPD)
Suspect #1 - Police say this man was the shooter (Source: LMPD)
Suspect #2 (Source: LMPD)
Suspect #2 (Source: LMPD)
All three suspects (Source; LMPD)
All three suspects (Source; LMPD)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A confrontation with a suspected shoplifter led to gunfire at a Louisville Kroger store early Friday morning.

Police said the store manager was trying to stop the would-be thief when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the manager in the shoulder. He is expected to survive.

The shooting happened around 12:45 a.m. at the Kroger on New Cut Road near 3rd Street Road.

The gunman got away on foot.

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