In Virginia, a Walmart store was the scene of a shooting that left several people dead and injured.
The shooter was among the dead, according to officials, however the police have not released the exact number of fatalities.
Around 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Chesapeake Officer Leo Kosinski, police were called to a complaint of a shooting at the Walmart. They discovered signs of a shooting when they arrived.
According to Mr. Kosinski, police discovered numerous dead and injured people inside the store and assembled rescue and tactical teams to assist the victims. Although he indicated it was “fewer than 10 right now,” he continued that the exact number of fatalities was unknown at the moment.
Walmart tweeted on Wednesday, “We are shocked at this tragic event at our Chesapeake, Virginia store, “We’re praying for those impacted, the community and our associates. We’re working closely with law enforcement, and we are focused on supporting our associates.”
According to a Sentara Healthcare spokesman quoted by CNN, five people were receiving care at Norfolk, Virginia’s Sentara General Hospital.