Black Friday 2013 begins early with Thanksgiving shoppers fighting over TVs at Walmart stores

INDIANAPOLIS - Thanksgiving shopping turned violent in at least two Walmart stores as eager shoppers scrambled to buy cheap TVs.

#WalmartFights trended on Twitter with reports filling social media of skirmishes at Walmart stores. At least two videos were posted on YouTube showing pushing and shoving at Walmart stores.

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A woman repeatedly screamed, "Oh my God," at a Walmart store in North Carolina where a few dozen people crowded around TVs and began pushing each other. One man threw another man to the ground during the scuffle.

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In another video posted to YouTube from an unknown Walmart store, police threw a woman to the ground and restrained her after a skirmish with another shopper.

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