The tragic victims of the Walmart massacre have been named by cops, after they were shot dead by a frenzied manager who later turned the gun on himself.
Andre Bing, 31, went on a bloody rampage at his store inChesapeake, Virginia, USA, at around 10pm on November 22.
Cops arriving at the scene found three people dead in the break room before three others also died on their way to the hospital.
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Officials have now named five of the six victims, with the heartbreaking exception of a youngster who wasn’t identified as he was just 16-years-old.
A statement released by the city said: “We are saddened to announce the names of those we lost on Tuesday evening at the shooting at Walmart on Sam’s Circle but hope that with this information we can honour their lives in our community.
“The City of Chesapeake has always been known as the ‘City That Cares’ and now, more than ever, we know our City will show up and care for those who need it most.
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“Please join us in praying for the family and friends of these community members who we have lost: Lorenzo Gamble, Brian Pendleton, Kellie Pyle, Randall Blevins, and Tyneka Johnson.”
The motive behind the sick attack is still unconfirmed, but employees who survived the bloodbath revealed the killer had always had issues with his staff.
Walmart worker Briana Tyler told Good Morning America that the gunman was known as the one to “look out for”.
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“There was always something going on with him just having an issue with someone but I never expected it would get to this level. He was the manager that everybody had something to say about.”
She explained that she thought the shootings were random and aimed blindly at anyone he saw.
“He just literally started shooting throughout the entire break room and I watched multiple people just drop down to the floor, where they were trying to duck for cover or they were hit,” she added.
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“He didn’t say a word, he didn’t say anything at all… He just came around the corner and started shooting.”
The Chesapeake SWAT team searched the 31-year-old's house and investigators are actively working to learn more about the suspect's background and what may have motivated the shooting.
Cops have urged anyone who may have been in the store and fled to contact them.
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