LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a Kroger store in Little Rock midday Monday.

Officers said the shooting happened around 11:20 a.m. at the store located at Geyer Springs Road and Baseline Road.

Police have confirmed one man was shot at the scene. Officers say the man was hit in the leg, and he is now in a local hospital recovering.

Kroger issued this statement Monday afternoon regarding the shooting.

We are saddened by the unfortunate incident that occurred at the Colony South Shopping Center today. Safety is our top priority and we are very grateful for our first responders who rushed to scene. We are working with local law enforcement officers to help with this ongoing investigation.

Teresa Dickerson, Corporate Affairs Manager, Kroger Delta

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