Store staff member was about to kill 6 people in a Walmart store, also shot himself

Store staff member was about to kill 6 people in a Walmart store, also shot himself

There has been a firing on the crowd in the big Walmart store in America (US). The gunman who killed six people in a Walmart shooting in the US state of Virginia was a store employee who later shot himself and died, police said Wednesday. The news agency AFP has given this information by quoting Virginia officials. A gunman opened fire on several people at a Walmart store in Virginia, US on Tuesday evening.

The police who reached the spot had confirmed the presence of the gunman in the Walmart store on Sam Circle. Chesapeake City Police have reported that the shooter has also been found dead.

News footage shows a large police presence on the scene as investigators and police search the store and area. The exact number of casualties is not yet clear, but CBS affiliate WUSA said that according to police, they believe no more than 10 people have been killed.

State Senator Lewis Lucas of Virginia said she was "devastated" by the latest US crowd shooting that took place at a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia.

She said on Twitter, "I will not rest until there is a solution to gun violence."

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