BREAKING NEWS: Multiple people are killed in Walmart mass shooting after the ‘manager’ opened fire in Virginia store – as cops believe gunman is dead
Multiple people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, after a ‘manager’ opened fire.
According to those at the scene, the manager entered the break room and opened fire at around 10pm on Tuesday night.
Police have said they believe the gunman is dead.
A Walmart employee, who was in the store at the time, said on social media: ‘It was the manager. One of the managers.’
Referring to the gunman, the staff member added: ‘He blew his brains out and everything. He killed the girl in there and everything. He came in and started spraying. I’m sorry for the victims.
‘I just left the break room, the manager come in there and started capping people up in there, started shooting. Sadly we lost a few of our associates.’
The exact number of victims is not clear.
Chesapeake Police Department dispatchers confirmed there was a shooting at the store, located at 1521 Sam’s Circle.
More than 40 emergency response vehicles attended the scene.
Police officer Leo Kosinkski says there were multiple fatalities and injuries and that police were searching the building.
This is a breaking news story.
A ‘manager’ began shooting people in a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia
Chesapeake Police Department dispatchers confirmed there was a shooting at the store, located at 1521 Sam’s Circle