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Multiple fatalities in shooting at Walmart store

Police say that several people were killed and many others were injured in an attack at a Walmart store located in Virginia.

It took place in Chesapeake. Police were called at 10 p.m. local time.

“Chesapeake Police confirm active shooter incident at Walmart on Sam’s Circle with fatalities. The City of Chesapeake tweeted that the shooter was dead.

Image: Virginia police respond at the scene of the fatal shooting in a Walmart in Chesapeake. Pic: WAVY TV 10 via AP

Although the exact number of victims was not known, Mr Kosinski stated that “less than 10” were currently dead.

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Senator Louise Lucas tweeted “I am absolutely heartbroken America’s latest mass shooting occurred in a Walmart, Chesapeake, Virginia this evening.”

“I will not stop until we find solutions to this epidemic of gun violence in our country, which has claimed so many lives.”

A variety of people were also hurt. Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk was said to be treating five of the victims.

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According to Mr Kosinski, police believe that the shooting occurred inside the store. However, one victim was found outside.

It is unknown if the shooter died from self-inflicted wounds.

Kosinski stated that no shots had been fired at the police “to his knowledge”.

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Twitter account of the City of Chesapeake tweeted: “A family reunion site has been established at the Chesapeake Conference Center (700 Conference Center Drive). This site is not for immediate family members, or emergency contact for those who may have been in this building.

Senator Mark Warner tweeted “Sickened” by reports of another mass shooting at a Chesapeake Walmart. I will be closely monitoring the developments.”

Walmart Inc stated that it was shocked by the events at its store.

The company posted the following tweet: “We are shocked by this tragic incident at our Chesapeake store in Virginia. We are praying for the victims, our community and all of our associates. We are working closely with law enforcement and are focused on our associates.

Supercenters are stores that sell groceries, such as the Walmart in Chesapeake. In the United States, there are more than 3,500 Walmart Supercenters.

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