Chesapeake, Virginia Walmart gunman had manifesto on phone: report
November 24, 2022 at 18:39
Andre Bing, the Walmart employee who is believed to have opened fire Tuesday night on his coworkers in a Chesapeake, Virginia, store, reportedly left a manifesto on his phone.
A law enforcement source told local outlet WAVY 10 that Bing had carried a written manifesto on his phone.
Fox News has yet to confirm the report with the Chesapeake Police Department.
WALMART EMPLOYEE IN CHESAPEAKE, VIRGINIA, KILLS 6 WITH PISTOL, POLICE SAYChesapeake city officials identified Bing as the gunman believed to have killed six people before police say he turned his pistol on himself.
Bing was an "overnight team lead and he’s been employed with us since 2010," the company said Wednesday in a statement to Fox News Digital.
The 31-year-old from Chesapeake was "armed with one handgun and had multiple magazines," according to the city.
WALMART SAYS IT IS ‘SHOCKED’ BY CHESAPEAKE STORE SHOOTING"While details of the tragic incident in our Chesapeake, Virginia, store are still emerging, authorities have confirmed multiple fatalities.
We are focused on doing everything we can to support our associates and their families at this time," Walmart said in a statement.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPThe chaos ended after police say the shooter, who was armed with a pistol, turned the weapon on himself.
Fox News reached out to the Chesapeake Police Department for information on Bing's motives, but authorities were not willing to disclose details at this time.
Fox News Digital also contacted regional FBI sources for information on the manifesto left by Bing, but has not yet received a response.
Fox News' Greg Norman and Louis Casiano contributed to this report.