Police in Copperas Cove are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of one victim in a Walmart parking lot early Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the Walmart Supercenter at 2720 E U.S. 190 around 4 AM. Witnesses said they heard multiple gunshots and saw a man fleeing the area soon after.

The male victim, whose age and name have not been released, was transported to a nearby hospital where he later passed away.

More details of this murder investigation are expected to be released later today.