SHELBY COUNTY, TN. (THECOUNT) — Authorities are responding Thursday afternoon to reports of an active shooting at a Kroger grocery store in Shelby County, Tennessee.

Officials say they were responding to reports of an active shooting situation around 2 p.m. local time, which remained ongoing Thursday afternoon in Collierville.


At least nine people have been shot, WHBQ reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources.

The conditions of the victims were not immediately known.


Geo quick facts: Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 927,644. It is the state’s largest county both in terms of population and geographic area. Its county seat is Memphis, a port on the Mississippi River and the second most populous city in Tennessee – Wikipedia.