UPDATE: SIX KILLED, SHOOTER DEAD in Mass Shooting at Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia

A mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia Tuesday night has caused “multiple fatalities and injuries’. The shooter is reportedly dead. (UPDATE at end)

Excerpt from WAVY-TV:

Chesapeake police have responded to a reported active shooter situation at a Walmart just off Battlefield Blvd.

Leo Kosinkski with Chesapeake PD says there were multiple fatalities and injuries and police are going through the building. Police believe the shooter is dead, but people need to stay clear, Kosinski said. The call reporting the shooting came in at 10:12 p.m.

Video from the scene:

Person in this video claims the shooter was a manager.

https://twitter.com/rawsalerts/status/1595271277136252938

Update: Here’s an update on the masa shooting at a Walmart Supercenter in Chesapeake from @MichelleWolfTV
– Call came in at 10:12 – Shooter is dead – Less than 10 people dead right now. – Go to the Chesapeake Conference Center to get information about a loved one NO THREAT

Police briefing:

One victim found outside the store.

UPDATE: Notes from 9 a.m. police briefing: Six killed, shooter dead most like from self-inflicted gunshot. Four victims in hospital. Handgun used. Shooter was a male Walmart employee. No confirmation yet he was a manager. 911 call received at 10:16 p.m. EST, Police arrived on scene two minutes later and entered store at 10:16.

Daily Mail excerpt on witness:

One Walmart employee, standing outside the store after the horrific attack, revealed on social media: ‘It was the manager. One of the managers.’

Referring to the gunman, the shaken 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.’

‘It was a traumatic experience,’ he later revealed to DailyMail.com.

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