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Shooting At US Walmart Store Leaves Several Dead, Gunman Dead

After a shooter opened fire in a Walmart department store in Chesapeake, Virginia, at least 10 people were murdered.
After a shooter opened fire inside a Walmart department store in Sam’s Circle in Chesapeake, Virginia, at least 10 people were murdered. According to the authorities, the shooter was also deceased.
” According to Chesapeake Police, there was an active shooter situation at the Walmart on Sam’s Circle. The shooter has passed away “Chesapeake City issued the statement in a tweet.
According to accounts, when a 911 call was placed, more than 40 emergency vehicles were dispatched to the Walmart store on Battlefield Boulevard.
Reporters were informed by police that the attack took place around 22:12 local time (03:12 GMT).
According police spokeswoman Leo Kosinski, the shooting is thought to have taken place inside the business, and the suspect acted alone.
Walmart expressed its astonishment at the unfortunate incident and stated that it was “working closely with law enforcement.”
Chesapeake police are anticipated to provide a further information later on Wednesday morning.
Social media posts on the incident indicated a significant police presence, and video that posted online purported to depict one eyewitness narrating what happened while wearing a Walmart uniform.
He claimed that after leaving the staff room, a manager went in and started shooting.
The guy replied, explaining that he did not know how many of his coworkers had been shot, “Unfortunately we lost a number of our associates.”
Local television station WAVY-TV cited a Sentara Norfolk General Hospital representative as claiming that five patients were receiving care there.
One lady informed WAVY-TV that her 20-year-old brother, a store employee, was shot barely ten minutes after reporting for duty.
However, she said that her brother was still able to send and receive SMS, calling this “comforting.”
Another lady, Joetta Jeffery, revealed to CNN that her mother had been inside the structure at the time of the attack and had been able to exchange texts.
According to Ms. Jeffrey, her mother was shocked but not wounded.
Louise Lucas, a state senator from Virginia, stated on Twitter, “The most recent mass shooting in America happened tonight in a Walmart in my neighbourhood in Chesapeake, Virginia, and it completely breaks my heart. I won’t stop until we find a way to put an end to the plague of gun violence that has claimed so many lives in our nation.”
The shooting on Tuesday night happened just a few days after a gunman in the US state of Colorado opened fire at an LGBT nightclub, killing five people and injuring 17.
In 2019, 23 people were killed in a Walmart shooting in El Paso, Texas.

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