Walmart shooter: FIVE people have been rushed to hospital after a gunman opened fire at the customer service desk of a Pennsylvania Walmart.

FIVE people have been rushed to hospital after a gunman opened fire at the customer service desk of a Pennsylvania Walmart. Police have detained a suspect.

A GUNMAN opened fire in a Walmart store in the Pennsylvania township of Cheltenham, prompting a massive police repsonse.

According to unconfirmed reports based on police radio scanner intercepts, emergency callers reported one โ€˜shooterโ€™ and โ€˜multiple victimsโ€™ shortly after 6pm local time (8am AEST) .

While police are yet to confirm details, it is understood five people have been rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds after being shot at a Walmart customer service desk.

Source: Walmart shooter: Police respond to reports of โ€˜multiple victimsโ€™ | PerthNow