A retired deputy who intervened was also shot, authorities said.
After the man, Victor Tucker Jr., 30, refused to put on a mask, he got into an argument with the woman and left the store without buying any items.
He then barged back inside with a gun and shot her in the head.
Aerial footage shows law enforcement responding to fatal shooting at Georgia grocery store that authorities say followed argument over the store’s mask policy. https://t.co/vWUF4n45uL pic.twitter.com/pAzIhCUZDZ
— ABC News (@ABC) June 14, 2021
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it is conducting an independent investigation into the shooting.
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