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Virginia gunman believed to be Walmart employee, Colorado gunman nonbinary

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Investigators believe the Virginia Walmart shooter who killed six people Tuesday night was a Walmart employee. According to Chesapeake Police Chief Mark Solesky, the shooter opened fire on other Walmart employees in a break room.

Police believe the gunman died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His identity had not been released at press time because his next of kin had not been notified. The motive behind the massacre remains a mystery. At least four people remain hospitalized. 

The Virginia massacre was the second mass shooting this week. In Colorado, attorneys for the gunman accused of killing five people inside an LGBTQ nightclub said the 22-year-old identifies as nonbinary

Ahead of today’s hearing, the attorneys submitted a court filing stating Anderson Lee Aldrich will be addressed by they/them pronouns. Aldrich is accused of killing five and injuring more than a dozen inside the LGBTQ club. Aldrich will face a judge for the first time via video conference from the El Paso County jail. 

Formal charges are expected in the next ten days, but preliminary charges include five counts of first-degree murder and hate crimes.

INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE THE VIRGINIA WALMART SHOOTER – WHO KILLED SIX PEOPLE TUESDAY NIGHT – WAS AN EMPLOYEE.

ACCORDING TO CHESAPEAKE POLICE CHIEF MARK SOLESKY, THE SHOOTER OPENED FIRE ON OTHER WALMART EMPLOYEES IN A BREAK ROOM.

POLICE BELIEVE THE GUNMAN DIED FROM A SELF-INFLICTED GUNSHOT WOUND. BUT HIS IDENTITY HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED BECAUSE HIS NEXT OF KIN HAS NOT BEEN NOTIFIED. 

THE MOTIVE BEHIND THE MASSACRE REMAINS A MYSTERY. 

AT LEAST FOUR PEOPLE REMAIN HOSPITALIZED. 

THE VIRGINIA MASSACRE WAS THE SECOND MASS SHOOTING THIS WEEK. IN COLORADO, ATTORNEY’S FOR THE GUNMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING FIVE PEOPLE INSIDE A LGBTQ NIGHTCLUB, SAY THE 22-YEAR-OLD IDENTIFIES AS NON-BINARY. 

AHEAD OF TODAY’S HEARING, THEY SUBMITTED A COURT FILING STATING ANDERSON LEE ALDRICH WILL BE ADDRESSED BY THEY-THEM PRONOUNS. 

ALDRICH IS ACCUSED OF KILLING FIVE AND INJURING MORE THAN A DOZEN INSIDE THE LGBTQ CLUB.

ALDRICH WILL FACE A JUDGE FOR THE FIRST TIME VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE FROM THE EL PASO COUNTY JAIL. 

FORMAL CHARGES ARE EXPECTED IN THE NEXT TEN DAYS, BUT PRELIMINARY CHARGES INCLUDE FIVE COUNTS OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER AND HATE CRIMES.

Investigators believe the Virginia Walmart shooter who killed six people Tuesday night was a Walmart employee. According to Chesapeake Police Chief Mark Solesky, the shooter opened fire on other Walmart employees in a break room.

Police believe the gunman died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His identity had not been released at press time because his next of kin had not been notified. The motive behind the massacre remains a mystery. At least four people remain hospitalized. 

The Virginia massacre was the second mass shooting this week. In Colorado, attorneys for the gunman accused of killing five people inside an LGBTQ nightclub said the 22-year-old identifies as nonbinary

Ahead of today’s hearing, the attorneys submitted a court filing stating Anderson Lee Aldrich will be addressed by they/them pronouns. Aldrich is accused of killing five and injuring more than a dozen inside the LGBTQ club. Aldrich will face a judge for the first time via video conference from the El Paso County jail. 

Formal charges are expected in the next ten days, but preliminary charges include five counts of first-degree murder and hate crimes.

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