USA. Supermarket shooting leaves several dead


Up to ten people will have been killed tonight in a supermarket in the US city of Chesapeake, in the state of Virginia.

Although the exact number of victims is unknown, a police spokesman indicated that it is less than ten.

The shooter will be the store manager, who after shooting indiscriminately at customers and employees, committed suicide.

The police were alerted at 10:12 pm on Tuesday (3:12 am today in Lisbon), when the store was still open.

Around 40 emergency vehicles have been deployed to the site, where a significant police operation is also deployed.

The authorities are asking people residing in the area and the relatives of those who may have been in the supermarket at the time to go to the local convention center.

Chesapeake is a city of about 250,000 people and is part of the Virginia Beach and Norfolk metropolitan area.


Source: Renascença – Noticias by rr.sapo.pt.

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