Virginia Walmart Gunman’s Manifesto Released

Accused killer claims he was ‘led by Satan’
Crime scene tape blocks the parking lot outside of a Walmart following a mass shooting the night before in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23, 2022. - A gunman killed at least six people at a Walmart store Tuesday just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the second mass shooting in the United States in four days. Police later identified the gunman as an employee at the store. (Photo by Bastien INZAURRALDE / AFP) (Photo by BASTIEN INZAURRALDE/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Andre Bing — the gunman accused of carrying out six killings at a Chesapeake, Virginia Walmart where he was employed — wrote a manifesto blaming the deadly violence on “torment” by coworkers and demonic influences.
  • Bing said that he “was harassed by idiots with low intelligence and a lack of wisdom,” and specifically mentioned an incident in which his “dignity was completely taken away beyond repair by my phone getting hacked.”
  • The accused killer said he wanted to find a wife, but “didn’t deserve one.”
  • Bing included recurring religious themes and references to God and the demonic in the document and wrote, “Sorry everyone but I did not plan this I promise things just fell in place like I was led by Satan.”

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