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US supermarket shooting leaves at least 7 dead

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O homem teria aberto fogo contra outros funcionários em um local de repouso do estabelecimento e, em seguida, cometeu suicídio.

960960The man would have opened fire on other employees in a resting place of the establishment and then committed suicide.| Photo: Playback/ Twitter

A shooting occurred in a supermarket in the city of Chesapeake, in the state of Virginia, in the United States, left at least seven dead, as announced on Wednesday 540) the local city hall, through Twitter.

According to the source, which indicates to be based on information obtained from the police, the shooter also died in the attack. It was not known if there were any injuries. The first information indicates that the author of the shots is the manager of the supermarket, from the Walmart chain. The man would have opened fire on other employees in a resting place of the establishment and then committed suicide, according to CNN.

According to the American television channel, the fact occurred around 22h yesterday (midnight today, Brasília time), when the supermarket was still open to the public. Walmart said it was “moved by this tragic event” and was “working closely with law enforcement”.

The shooting comes four days after five people died in an attack on an LGBT nightclub in the state of Colorado , on what 25 people were injured.

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