Seven people were killed and others were injured in a shooting on Tuesday night at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, Chesapeake police said, adding that the shooter is dead.
At 10:12 p.m, Police responded to a report of a shooting inside a Walmart, public information officer Leo Kosinski said in a media briefing, adding that “less than 10” people were dead but declining to give the exact number. It was later confirmed that the death toll equals seven.
A spokesperson for Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, which has the area’s top trauma centre, told local television station WAVY that five patients were being treated there.
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Police are to responding to multiple fatalities and injuries inside a Walmart superstore in VA with officials saying the Manager at Walmart Started to open fire shooting Multiple employees inside pic.twitter.com/JgnCleOvz3