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Andre Bing, the Walmart employee who is believed to have opened fire on his co-workers at the Chesapeake, Virginia store Tuesday night, reportedly left a statement on his phone.

A law enforcement source told local outlet WAVY 10 that Bing carried a written declaration on his phone. Fox News has not yet confirmed the report with the Chesapeake Police Department.

The contents of the document have not been released to the public.

Chesapeake, Virginia Walmart employee kills 6 with pistol, police say

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A law enforcement investigator wears a protective cover as they work the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. Five adults and a teenager were killed, authorities said.
(AP/Alex Brandon)

Chesapeake City officials identified Bing as the gunman they believe killed six people before police say he turned the pistol on himself.

Bing was an “overnight team lead and has been with us since 2010,” the company said in a statement to Fox News Digital on Wednesday. The 31-year-old from Chesapeake was “armed with a handgun and had multiple magazines,” according to the city.

Walmart says it’s ‘shocked’ by Chesapeake store shooting

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“While details of the tragic incident at our Chesapeake, Virginia, store are still emerging, authorities have confirmed multiple deaths,” Walmart said in a statement. The accused gunman has been identified as Andre Bing. We can confirm that he was a Walmart associate.”

Law enforcement including the FBI work on the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23.

Law enforcement including the FBI work on the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23.
(AP/Alex Brandon)

Employee Brianna Tyler said the overnight stock team of about 15 or 20 people gathered in the break room to finish planning for the morning. He said the meeting was about to start when his team leader said, “Okay, guys, we’ve got a light night ahead of us,” when his manager turned around and fired at the staff.

“It was by the grace of God that a bullet missed me,” Tyler said. “I saw smoke coming out of guns, and I literally saw bodies falling. It was crazy.”

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The chaos ended when the gunman, who was armed with a pistol, turned the weapon on himself, police said. He is believed to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Andre Bing, 31, is believed to have killed six people inside a Virginia Walmart where he was employed before killing himself, authorities said.

Andre Bing, 31, is believed to have killed six people inside a Virginia Walmart where he was employed before killing himself, authorities said.
(Chesapeake Police Department)

Fox News reached out to the Chesapeake Police Department for information about Bing’s motives, but authorities declined to release details at this time.

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Fox News Digital has also reached out to regional FBI sources for information on the manifesto left by Bing, but has not yet received a response.

Fox News’ Greg Norman and Louis Casiano contributed to this report.

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