TAYLOR, Mich. (WJBK) - An employee at a Burlington store in Taylor shot and killed her coworker early Monday morning. According to the fiancé of the suspected shooter, the two women got into an argument in the past over how to mark down merchandise.
Police say the shooting took place around 7 a.m. at the store on Eureka Road.
They say a female worker shot and killed another female employee.
According to police on the scene, the fiancé of the woman believed to have fired those shots says managers at the store were aware of a conflict the two had over how to markdown merchandise.
"The supervisors sent them both home so I'm quite sure if they were sent home for the same problem, they should know it wasn't right for them be working together," the fiancé said.
A motive for the shooting has not been offered by police.
Rebecca Gilezan says she works nearby and that she's met the victim.
"I wouldn't really think that anything like this would happen to her," she said. "It's devastating. This is where we work. People live around here and now people can't even come shop because they're afraid."
As the police investigation continues, the fiancé of the alleged shooter says his fiancé is the victim, but also offering condolences to the family.
"She was defending herself if you look at her record, she does not even a parking ticket," he said. "I'm giving all the remorse I can to the family of victim."
FOX 2 reached out to the victim's family and they say they are too devastated to talk but did identify their loved one as Lorraine Maylynn Faison.
Detectives inside the store Monday say they will look at surveillance video and are interviewing employees about what they know
Burlington's corporate offices issued a statement and said that this is an ongoing investigation and they are cooperating with authorities. They also offered condolences to the family.