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Walmart shooting victim released from hospital

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By April Wright, Reporter

Rita Carico, who was shot in the face and chest while working in the dairy section of Walmart about 10 p.m. on May 1, has been released from Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, according to Galax Police Chief Rick Clark.

The gunman, A.G. Anderson, 64, of Galax died at North Carolina Baptist Hospital from a self-inflicted wound to the head.

Clark said investigators have not yet interviewed Carico, 57, of Galax about the events and will not comment on a motive or the relationship between Anderson and Carico until she has been interviewed.