Several people are reported dead in a shooting at a

Several people are reported dead in a shooting at a Walmart in Virginia

Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

the police of Chesapeake, Virginiareported that there was a mass shooting at a Walmart with multiple deaths and injuries, according to Chesapeake police public information officer Leo Kosinski.

Officers responded to the store around 10:12 p.m. and found evidence of a shooting inside, Kosinski said.

Officers entered the store and discovered several people dead and injured, according to Kosinski. He added that police could not yet confirm a specific number of deaths, but they believe it is “less than ten.”

The shooter was confirmed to have died shortly after midnight.

the shooter was confirmed dead shortly after midnight.

Officers are still searching the store for more potential victims and investigating what happened.

Authorities have provided no further information so far.

This was at least the second mass shooting in the country in less than a week. Five people were killed in a shooting at an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs, Colorado over the weekend.