As of: 11/23/2022 7:58 am
In the US state of Virginia, a supermarket attacker killed several people. Authorities said he shot and killed employees and customers at the branch. So the shooter is dead.
Police say several people have been killed in an attack on a supermarket in Virginia. The incident took place in Chesapeake.
A police spokesman declined to give an exact number of victims, but said “less than ten” died. The shooter is no longer alive.
Several people were killed in a shooting at a supermarket in Virginia, USA
Tagesschau 08:00 am, 23.11.2022
Inspectors search the supermarket
The spokesperson said the police received an emergency call around 10pm local time. Officers entered the building and found “many dead and many wounded.” This is a very large business and the search for other possible victims is still ongoing.
No information on a possible motive has been released. It is also not clear how the accused died. It was suspected that he might have committed suicide. The Police Media Spokesman said that as far as he knows, no shots were fired at the officers. US media reports showed a heavy police presence at the scene. Supermarket operator Walmart, in its first reaction, said it was shocked by the “tragic incident”.
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