UPDATE 11/23/22 12:52 PM — Authorities and witnesses say a Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees in the break room of a Virginia store, killing six people. It was the country’s second high-profile mass shooting in four days. Police in Chesapeake say the gunman, who apparently shot himself, was dead when they found him. There was no clear motive for the shooting, which also injured at least six people, including one critically. The store was busy just before the attack Tuesday night as shoppers stocked up ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Employee Briana Tyler says the stocking team gathered in the break room when her manager turned around and opened fire on the staff.
At a previously scheduled event this morning Governor Glenn Youngkin offered his remarks after last night’s mass shooting in Chesapeake that left 6 Walmart employees and the suspect dead. Youngkin also stated today that he will make available any resources needed as the investigation moves forward
11/23/22 10 AM — A witness says a Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees gathered in the break room of a Virginia store. Six people died in the country’s second high-profile mass shooting in a handful of days. Police said the gunman, who apparently shot himself, was dead when they found him. He apparently killed himself. There was no clear motive for the shooting. It left four people in the hospital. A shopper told a local TV station that the store was busy just before the shooting Tuesday night with people stocking up ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
11/23/22 12:38 AM — Chesapeake police said multiple people are dead and others are wounded after a shooting at a Walmart on Tuesday night. Chesapeake police spokesman Leo Kosinski said in a briefing that officers responded to a report of a shooting at the Walmart on Sam’s Circle around 10:15 p.m. and as soon as they arrived they found evidence of a shooting. Police believe there was one shooter, who is dead, Kosinski said he did not have a number of dead but said it was “less than 10, right now.”