Six dead in shooting at Walmart supermarket

The United States is in mourning as Thanksgiving celebrations approach. After the killing this weekend in an LGBT nightclub Coloradowhich had aroused great emotion throughout the country, a new shooting left six people dead on Tuesday night, this time at a Walmart supermarket in Chesapeake, Virginia. The alleged shooter also died, the municipality said.

“We have found several victims and several wounded,” Leo Kosinski, an officer of the police, told the press. police of Chesapeake, stating that response teams arrived “immediately” after an emergency call at 10 p.m. to the store still open at that time.

“Endemic gun violence”

Many police officers were present at the scene of the shooting, according to images released by the news media. The investigators comb the supermarket and secure the sector, explained Leo Kosinski.

“We are shocked by this tragic event at our store in Chesapeake, Va., approximately 240 kilometers southeast of Washington, reacted Walmart on Twitter. “We pray for those affected, the community and our collaborators. We work closely with law enforcement and are dedicated to supporting our employees,” adds the American supermarket giant.

Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas said she was “utterly heartbroken that the last mass shooting in America took place tonight at a Walmart in my district of Chesapeake.” “I will find no rest until we find solutions to end this violence weapons-related endemic that has stolen so many lives in our country,” the senator continued on Twitter. “Tragically, our community is experiencing yet another incident of senseless gun violence just as families gather to Thanksgiving celebrated on Thursday, Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott tweeted.

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