Washington: Six people are said to have been killed in a shooting at a Walmart store in Virginia, USA. The international media reported that the manager of the store opened fire and later shot himself dead. A number of people have been injured in the incident.
The incident happened at around 10:12am on Tuesday. The shooting happened at the Walmart store in Sam’s Circle. The BBC said that 10 people died in the incident. Chesapeake Police Chief Leo Kosinki said several people were injured in the incident. The police are carrying out a detailed search around the shop.
The reason for the manager’s firing is unclear. A Wal-Mart employee told police that the store manager walked into the staff room and shot his co-workers. Virginia Senator Louie Lucas said the incident was extremely painful and that a permanent solution to the ongoing shootings in the United States will be found.