A gunman opened fire on a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia as police said there are “multiple fatalities”. A police spokesperson says officers are still combing the site of the shooting but believe a single perpetrator is now dead. Asked how many victims were involved, a police spokesperson said there were multiple people wounded and “less than 10
Mark Warner, a senator from Virginia, said he was “sickened” by the reports of “yet another mass shooting”. “Sickened by reports of yet another mass shooting, this time at a Walmart in Chesapeake,” Mark Warner said in a tweet.
The US has 314 mass shootings in 2022, a few days back in Colorado, 5 were killed.
More Americans have died from gunshots in the last 50 years than in all of the wars in American history. Since 1968, more than 1.5 million Americans have died in gun-related incidents, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Americans across the country beg for gun reform — families of gun violence victims testified before Congress last month for tightened gun control legislation — mass shootings continued wildly.