Multiple deaths in shooting at Virginia Walmart, police say

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Multiple people were killed, including a gunman, in a shooting Tuesday night at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, a police official said.

The number of people who died was not clear. There were also people injured, but no number was given.

The shooting was reported to police shortly after 10 p.m., police officer Leo Kosinski told reporters, according to video from a reporter from Wavy NBC affiliate from Portsmouth, Virginia.

Police believe the shooting occurred inside the Walmart, Kosinski said. One person was found dead outside the store, he said.

“We think it’s just a shooter, and we think a shooter has been killed,” Kosinski said.

Police investigate a shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, on Tuesday.CURLY

The city of Chesapeake also tweeted that the shooter is dead, citing police. “Our first responders are well trained and prepared to respond; please give them space to do so,” the city said.

Kosinski told reporters that he did not know how the shooter died. He said the police did not fire. It was not clear if any of the victims or the shooter were employees.This is a developing story. Please check for updates.

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