6 people were killed at a Walmart in Virginia. - NEWSONNLINE.COM 6 people were killed at a Walmart in Virginia. - NEWSONNLINE.COM

Five of the six persons who were slain in a Virginia Walmart on Tuesday night after the manager opened fire before taking his own life have been named by authorities.

According to a news release issued by the City of Chesapeake on Wednesday, five of the deceased victims have been identified as Lorenzo Gamble, Brian Pendleton, Kellie Pyle, Randall Blevins, and Tyneka Johnson.

A 16-year-old kid was the sixth fatality, but because to his age, police are not releasing his name, according to the city.

Walmart employed each of the six victims, a company representative told .

We are more confident than ever that the City of Chesapeake will come through for people in need because it has always been recognised as the "City That Cares."

The city of Chesapeake has always been referred to as the "City That Cares," and now more than ever, the press release stated, "we know our City will show up and care for those who need it most."

 Please join us in praying for the friends and family of these individuals of our community who have passed away

Andre Bing, 31, was named as the shooter earlier on Wednesday by the city, which said that he was "equipped with one handgun and had many magazines on his person."

Bing had worked for Walmart since 2010, the firm stated in a statement, and was a "evening team lead."

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