BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – One person is dead and another injured after a shooting at a Walmart in Fairfield Township Thursday.

According to our partners at WLWT, police were called to the Walmart on Princeton Road just before 8 p.m. for a reported shooting. Police said the suspect was trying to steal items from the store when an employee and others tried to stop him, then the suspect began shooting.

One person died and another person was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Those victims were some of the people who tried to stop the theft, according to police.

The suspected shooter fled the scene and is still at large. Police said he was wearing dark clothing, a red shirt and he had a mask on.

Police found the suspect’s vehicle and found a passenger inside who is not the suspected shooter. That person is being interviewed.

People are being asked to avoid the area.

2 NEWS will update this developing story as we receive more information.