Texas: Muslim employee took hostages at Amarillo Walmart, killed by police

An armed man suspected of holding two people hostage at an Amarillo Walmart was shot and killed by police Tuesday afternoon, according to the Amarillo Police Department.

Lt. Erick Bohannon with Special Crimes identified the suspect as 54-year-old Mohammad Moghaddam, a Walmart employee who became upset after not being offered a promotion. Bohannon cited the dispute between Moghaddam and the manager as a possible motive for Tuesday’s situation.

According to Gateway Pundit he’s an Iranian immigrant.

h/t tom_billesley