Home Depot Employee Killed Trying To Stop Shoplifting

Crime scene tape blocks the parking lot outside of a Walmart following a mass shooting the night before in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23, 2022. - A gunman killed at least six people at a Walmart store Tuesday just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the second mass shooting in the United States in four days. Police later identified the gunman as an employee at the store. (Photo by Bastien INZAURRALDE / AFP) (Photo by BASTIEN INZAURRALDE/AFP via Getty Images)
  • A Home Depot employee was shot and killed Tuesday while trying to stop an alleged theft in progress at the Pleasanton, California, store, KTVU Fox 2 reported.
  • The victim, identified as 26-year-old Blake Mohs, worked as a loss prevention employee at the California retail location, KTVU Fox 2reported.
  • Mohs confronted a female suspect, who allegedly resisted and shot him, according to witnesses cited by police.