Several people were shot and killed inside a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia in United States on Tueday night, said a spokesman with the Chesapeake Police Department, reported The New York Times. The shooter, whose name the police did not reveal, was found dead at the store, said Leo Kosinki, a spokesman with the Police department, in a brief news conference.
Kosinki did not specify the number of people killed in the incident but said that it was “less than 10”.
The Police Department responded to a report of a shooting inside the Walmart at about 10 p.m., Mr. Kosinski said. He added that when officers entered the store, they found “multiple fatalities and multiple injured” individuals, reported the publication.
He also said that the investigators did not know of the shooter was an employee at the store or whether he died by suicide and added that he did not believe that any shots haad been fired by police officers.