US Walmart shooter was employee, died of ‘self-inflicted gunshot’: Police

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The attacker in a shooting rampage that killed more than six people at a Walmart in the US state of Virginia was a store employee who apparently killed himself afterward, police said Wednesday.

“We believe it was a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” Chesapeake police chief Mark Solesky told a news conference. He said the assailant opened fire with a pistol and that the motive was not yet known.

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The shooting comes days after a gunman killed five and injured 17 at a Colorado nightclub.

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