Agencies: Amarillo Police Department Texas
Last updated: 2 months ago
Mohammad Moghaddam, 54, was shot and killed by Amarillo police on June 14, 2016 after taking hostages at a Walmart where he worked. Moghaddam had worked for Walmart for "more than a decade" and was a current employee when he took hostages at the Amarillo store just after 11 a.m., Charles Crowson, senior manager of national media relations for Walmart, told ABC News.
He was shot by a member of the Amarillo Police Department SWAT team at 12:22 p.m., and the initial investigation pointed to the incident as workplace violence, according to police. The hostages inside were safe, police said.