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‘Several’ dead and injured after ‘Walmart manager’ opens fire inside his store

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    Several people are believed to have been killed after a manager reportedly opened fire inside a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA.

    Police told local media that there are also multiple injuries and that they believe the shooter is dead after turning the gun on himself.

    According RawsAlerts witnesses claim the manager "snapped" and shot a woman in the head, before killing multiple employees in the break room and then turning the gun on himself.

    Multiple witnesses took to social media and report that the number of confirmed casualties is four.

    Kevin C Harper, who apparently works at the Walmart went live on Facebook and spoke briefly about his experience, saying he walked out of the break room when the gunfire happened.

    He claimed: “As soon as I left out the break room, he went in there, man.”

    Emergency authorities scrambled to the scene just off Battlefield Boulevard at around 10pm local time (5am UK time) on Tuesday (November 22).

    Leo Kosinski of the Chesapeake Police Department (CPD) told local news outlet WAVY that cops believe the shooter to be dead but that people need to stay clear of the area.

    Photos shared on social media showed the chaotic scene with multiple cop cars and fire trucks.

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