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Gunman kills six at Walmart store in Virginia

Seven people including the gunman have died in a shooting at a Walmart supermarket in Chesapeake, Virginia, police say

At least four people are being treated for injuries and their conditions are unknown

A Walmart employee opened fire at 22:12 local time (03:12 GMT) and later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

The suspect’s home has been searched, police say, but there is no clear motive for the attack

The city’s mayor says he’s “devastated by the senseless act of violence”, while a state senator says she’s “absolutely heartbroken”

Walmart says it is “shocked at this tragic event”

Writing by Omotola Oguneye