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Collierville Kroger reopened with fanfare Wednesday after September's mass shooting

A Kroger spokeswoman said the store on New Byhalia Road opened with $4 million in renovations.

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Kroger in Collierville that was the site of a deadly mass shooting in September reopened Wednesday morning.

A Kroger spokeswoman said the store on New Byhalia Road opened with $4 million in renovations.

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Investigators said UK Thang killed one person – Olivia King - and wounded 14 others at the Kroger before killing himself September 23, 2021. Thang was the franchise owner of a sushi counter at the store and had been asked to leave his job at the grocery store earlier that day.

The victims included 10 employees and five customers.

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The Kroger also opened an Associate Resource Center to serve the victims, employees of the store, first responders, and any community members impacted by the tragedy.

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Money continues to be raised for survivors and victims’ families at www.colliervilletnstrong.com.

It’s a great day in Collierville! Today we celebrate our unity, resiliency, and the people in our community who makes us #ColliervilleStrong.

Posted by Town of Collierville on Wednesday, November 10, 2021

This morning, members from the Collierville High School Band, Cheer, Pom and Football team had the honor of joining the...

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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