Alleged Walmart Gunman Identified as Andre Bing, With Company Since 2010

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The gunman who allegedly opened occurrence successful a Chesapeake, Virginia, Walmart Tuesday night, sidesplitting six, has been identified arsenic 31-year-old Andre Bing.

Breitbart News reported that a gunman who opened occurrence was allegedly a store worker with a pistol.

Andre Bing identified arsenic Chesapeake Walmart shooter who killed six

— New York Post (@nypost) November 23, 2022

CNN spoke with “two instrumentality enforcement sources, an eyewitness and a root acquainted with the matter” and ascertained the alleged gunman was a manager who served arsenic “team lead” for the Chesapeake “Walmart’s overnight shift.”

NBC News noted that Walmart released a connection successful which they said Bing had been with the institution since 2010.

The City of Chesapeake tweeted:

We are inactive communicating with the victims’ families and volition merchandise their accusation arsenic soon arsenic possible. We tin corroborate that the shooter was 31-year-old Andre Bing of Chesapeake. He was equipped with 1 handgun and had aggregate magazines connected his person.

— City of Chesapeake (@AboutChesapeake) November 23, 2022

Twenty-seven-year-old Shaundrayia Reese worked with Bing astatine the Chesapeake Walmart from 2014-2018. Reese told NBC News that Bing “didn’t bash societal media. He enactment portion connected his phone, connected the camera. Always utilized to archer america the authorities was watching.”

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon used a Facebook post to lament quality of a Walmart worker allegedly carrying retired the store shooting: “The devastating quality of past night’s shooting astatine our Chesapeake, VA store astatine the hands of 1 of our associates has deed our Walmart household hard. My bosom hurts for our associates and the Chesapeake assemblage who person mislaid oregon injured loved ones. We are present for them contiguous and successful the challenging days up they volition person our support.”

Breitbart News reported that Walmart banned customers from openly carrying handguns successful its stores for self-defense successful 2019.

CEO McMillon announced the unfastened transportation ban, saying, “We judge the accidental for idiosyncratic to misinterpret a situation, adjacent successful unfastened transportation states, could pb to tragic results. We anticipation that everyone volition recognize the circumstances that led to this caller argumentation and volition respect the concerns of their chap shoppers and our associates.”

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