Updates on the Virginia Walmart shooting: 7 dead, including the shooter Tuesday night’s shooting at the Walmart on Sam’s Circle in Chesapeake, Virginia, left seven people dead, including the shooter, according to police.
According to a source from the police, “preliminary information indicates it was an employee, possibly a manager, who entered the break room and opened fire on other employees as well as himself.”
Police stated the situation is “extremely fluid, very new right now” and were unable to clarify whether the gunfire was restricted to a specific area of the store.
We still have a few days until the Thanksgiving holiday, which is sad, Kosinski said.
The city of Chesapeake tweeted, “We’re only a few hours into the response, so we don’t have all the answers yet.” “The Chesapeake Police are still looking into the Walmart on Sam’s Circle active shooter incident. We do know that the shooter has been identified as dead, and there have also been reports of injuries.”
According to ABC News, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is on its way to the site.
“Our first responders are knowledgeable and equipped to help. Our communications team is organised and ready to share more details as they become available “Elizabeth Vaughn, Chesapeake’s deputy director of public affairs, said in a statement.
According to law enforcement sources, authorities are looking into whether this was a case of workplace violence.