Seven people are dead after a Walmart shooting. It’s the second high profile mass shooting in just three days. This is your morning update.
Seven dead after Walmart mass shooting
A mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart Tuesday night has left seven people dead, including the gunman. Workers at the Chesapeake Walmart said the shooting took place in the back of the store, and police say they found the gunman dead.
“It’s been just multiple fatalities, multiple injuries. and all the injured were transported to area hospitals,” said Leo Kosinski from the Chesapeake Police Department.
More details are expected to come from officials later today.
This tragedy follows the shooting at a LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs that left five people dead.
Trump taxes to be reviewed by Congress
Former president Donald Trump’s tax documents are going to a House committee. Democrats crossed the final legal battle after the Supreme Court denied an appeal from Trump to keep the tax records concealed.
The tax documents will cover the six years from 2015 to 2021.
However, a shake-up in the House could dismantle the investigative committee.
Calls for DHS secretary resignation
The incoming GOP leadership in the House has unleashed on the Department of Homeland Security. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas needs to resign or else he could face impeachment proceedings.
It’s the second proposed investigation from Republicans in the House, first announcing an investigation into President Joe Biden.
Now, Secretary Mayorkas named as their second target after conservative lawmakers made a trip to the border.
“If Secretary Mayorkas does not resign, House Republicans will investigate every order, every action, and every failure will determine whether we can begin impeachment inquiry,” McCarthy said.
Mayorkas has said he has no plans to resign.
World Cup beer ban costing FIFA
Budweiser is seeking $47 million dollars from FIFA after the last-minute decision to ban alcohol inside World Cup stadiums.
Budweiser is the the official supplier of the games. And they now have a massive surplus of alcohol that was supposed to be sold at the World Cup.
They tweeted a photo showing their overstock. Now, they say it will now be shipped to the winning country to sell in celebratory fan festivals.
NCAA held not liable for CTE death
The NCAA is not to blame for brain damage to a football player that ultimately led to his death. Mathew Gee’s widow took the NCAA to court, accusing them of not protecting their players from head injuries, after Gee suffered thousands of hard hits to the head as a linebacker.
It could be a landmark ruling later used in other lawsuits regarding a sports organization’s liability in a player’s cognitive effects after playing sports.
The NCAA has had hundreds of similar lawsuits filed against them over the years. However, this was the first to make it to a jury.
SEVEN PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A WALMART SHOOTING. ITS THE SECOND HIGH PROFILE MASS SHOOTING IN JUST THREE DAYS. THIS IS YOUR MORNING UPDATE.
SEVEN DEAD AFTER WALMART MASS SHOOTING
A MASS SHOOTING AT A VIRGINIA WALMART TUESDAY NIGHT HAS LEFT SEVEN PEOPLE DEAD INCLUDING THE GUNMAN.
WORKERS AT THE CHESAPEAKE WALMART DESCRIBED THE SHOOTING TAKING PLACE IN THE BACK OF THE STORE.
POLICE SAY THEY FOUND THE GUNMAN DEAD.
Leo Kosinski | Chesapeake Police Department: “It’s been just multiple fatalities, multiple injuries. And all the injured were transported to area hospitals.”
MORE DETAILS ARE EXPECTED TO COME FROM OFFICIALS LATER IN THE DAY.
THIS TRAGEDY FOLLOWS THE DEATHS OF 5 PEOPLE AT AN LGBTQ CLUB IN COLORADO SPRINGS.
TRUMP TAXES TO BE REVIEWED BY CONGRESS
THE TAX RETURNS HOUSE DEMOCRATS HAVE VIGOROUSLY SOUGHT AFTER FOR YEARS ARE FINALLY HEADED THEIR WAY. FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S TAX DOCUMENTS WILL BE GOING TO A HOUSE COMMITTEE.
DEMOCRATS CROSSING THE FINAL LEGAL BATTLE AFTER THE SUPREME COURT DENIED AN APPEAL FROM TRUMP TO KEEP THE TAX RECORDS CONCEALED.
THE TAX DOCUMENTS WILL COVER THE SIX YEARS FROM 20-15 TO 20-21.
BUT WHAT GOOD THE LATE RULING WILL DO IS UNCLEAR AS A SHAKE-UP IN THE HOUSE COULD DISMANTLE THE COMMITTEE LOOKING TO INVESTIGATE TRUMP’S TAXES.
THIS DOESN’T MAKE THE RECORDS PUBLIC INFORMATION, ALTHOUGH THERE IS A ROUTE LAWMAKERS CAN TAKE TO MAKE THAT POSSIBLE.
CALLS FOR DHS SECRETARY RESIGNATION
THE NEW GOP LEADERSHIP IN THE HOUSE HAS UNLEASHED ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.
LIKELY TO BE HOUSE LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY SAID DHS SECRETARY ALEJANDRO MAYORKAS NEEDS TO RESIGN OR ELSE HE COULD FACE IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS.
ITS THE SECOND PROPOSED INVESTIGATION FROM REPUBLICANS IN THE HOUSE. FIRST ANNOUNCING AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PRESIDENT.
NOW SECRETARY MAYORKAS NAMED AS THEIR SECOND TARGET AFTER CONSERVATIVE LAWMAKERS MADE A TRIP TO THE BORDER.
NAME SUPER: REP. KEVIN MCCARTHY | (R) CALIFORNIA: “if sec Mayorkas does not resign house republicans will investigate every order, every action, and every failure will determine whether we can begin impeachment inquiry.”
SECRETARY MAYORKAS SAYS HE HAS NO PLANS TO RESIGN.
WORLD CUP BEER BAN COSTING FIFA
BUDWEISER IS SEEKING 47 MILLION DOLLARS FROM FIFA AFTER THE LAST-MINUTE DECISION TO BAN ALCOHOL INSIDE WORLD CUP STADIUMS.
BUDWEISER IS THE OFFICIAL BEER SUPPLIER FOR THE GAMES BUT IT DOESN’T DO THEM MUCH GOOD WHEN FANS AREN’T ALLOWED TO PURCHASE ALCOHOL.
BUDWEISER TWEETED A PHOTO SHOWING ITS MASSIVE SURPLUS OF BEER THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE SOLD AT THE WORLD CUP.
NOW THEY WILL SHIP THE OVER-STOCK TO THE WINNING COUNTRY TO SELL IN CELEBRATORY FAN FESTIVALS.
NCAA HELD NOT LIABLE FOR CTE DEATH
JURY FOREPERSON: “Question one. Did the NCAA do something or fail to do something that unreasonably increased the risks to Matthew Gee over and above those inherent in college football? No.”
THE NCAA IS NOT TO BLAME FOR BRAIN DAMAGE TO A FOOTBALL PLAYER THAT ULTIMATELY LED TO HIS DEATH.
MATHEW GEE’S WIDOW TAKING THE NCAA TO COURT…ACCUSING THEM OF NOT PROTECTING THEIR PLAYERS FROM HEAD INJURIES, AFTER GEE SUFFERED THOUSANDS OF HARD HITS TO THE HEAD AS A LINEBACKER.
IT COULD BE A LANDMARK RULING LATER USED IN OTHER LAWSUITS REGARDING A SPORTS ORGANIZATION’S LIABILITY IN A PLAYER’S COGNITIVE EFFECTS AFTER PLAYING SPORTS.
HUNDREDS OF SIMILAR LAWSUITS HAVE BEEN FILED AGAINST THE NCAA OVER THE YEARS.
THIS WAS THE FIRST TO MAKE IT TO A JURY.