Multiple fatalities in shooting at US Walmart store in Virginia
Virginia Shooting: A shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia late on Tuesday resulted in multiple fatalities.
A shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia on Tuesday resulted in multiple fatalities, authorities said, adding that the shooter is dead.
"Chesapeake Police confirm an active shooter incident with fatalities at the Walmart on Sam's Circle. The shooter is deceased," the City of Chesapeake said in a tweet.
The number of dead and wounded is still unclear, but no more than 10 people have died, local media reported.
Police responded to the store around 10:12 pm (local time) after which officers entered the store and discovered multiple people dead and injured, US media reported.
Chesapeake Police public information officer Leo Kosinski told CNN that the shooter is believed to be among the dead. Chesapeake city officials requested people to stay away from the store amid the investigation.