Authorities have identified five of the six people killed in a shooting at a Virginia Walmart before a store manager killed himself Tuesday night. (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) Five of the dead were identified as Lorenzo Gamble; Brian Pendleton; Kelly Pyle; Randall Blevins; and Tyneka Johnson, according to a Wednesday news release from the city of Chesapeake. (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) The city said the sixth victim, a 16-year-old boy, was not being named by officials because he was a minor. (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) A company spokesperson told CNN that all six victims were Walmart employees. "The City of Chesapeake has always been known as 'the city that cares,' and now, more than ever, we know that our city will show up and care for those who need it most," the statement said. need more." "Please join us in praying for the family and friends of these community members we have lost." Earlier on Wednesday, the city identified the shooter as 31-year-old Andre Bing, saying he was "armed with a pistol and had several magazines." Bing was an "overnight team leader" and had been employed with Walmart since 2010, the company said in a statement. (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) Police said authorities were conducting a background check on the shooter on Wednesday for information about what may have motivated the attack. "Police will do what they can and I promise you there will be more information," Chesapeake Mayor Rick West said in a video message posted Wednesday night. The violence marks another mass shooting at places traditionally considered safe, from schools to hospitals to stores. Just 170 miles west of the Chesapeake, a 22-year-old student at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville allegedly opened fire on fellow students this month, killing three of them on a bus returning to campus from a field trip to Washington, D.C. happened in. , Last weekend, a 22-year-old man shot dead five people and injured 19 others at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officials said. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been more than 600 mass shootings in the United States so far this year. Both the nonprofit and CNN define a mass shooting as one where four or more people are shot, not including the shooter. The manager came in and "just started spraying" Police said at least 50 people were inside the Walmart when the violence took place. Some of them have started publicly sharing their stories of how a quiet night turned into a horrific tragedy. The fatal stampede began around 10:12 p.m. Tuesday, less than an hour before the Walmart Supercenter closed. Police said the first officer arrived on the scene within two minutes and officers entered the store about two minutes later at around 10:16 p.m. Employee Kevin Harper said an associate walked into the break room and began shooting. "I just closed the break room... (the gunman) starts grabbing people," Harper said in a Facebook Live video. The video is no longer on his Facebook page but has been re-shared on social media. "He went in there and started spraying," Harper said. Police said at least six injured were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Chesapeake Police Chief Mark Soleski said four people injured in the shooting were hospitalized Wednesday morning. At least two are in critical condition, said Dr. Michael Hooper, vice president and chief medical officer of Centara Norfolk General Hospital. Jalon Jones, 24, was shot multiple times by the assailant on Tuesday, his mother, Kimberly Shupe, told CNN affiliate WTKR. Shupe addressed reporters Wednesday outside the hospital where his son was in the intensive care unit in stable condition. (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) The city of Chesapeake tweeted, "Three people including shooter found dead in the store break room." “One victim was lying dead in front of the shop. Three other victims were taken to local hospitals for further treatment, but they succumbed to their injuries." Customer Jeromy Basham, who was at Walmart Tuesday night to buy tablecloths, said he heard gunshots, and seconds later, people began running out of the store. "It sounded loud as fuck, but it was such a loud noise that I don't know what else it could have been," he said in a video posted on his Facebook page. (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) For some time, Basham took over after the staff warned, "Don't go out," before he was finally able to get out safely. Once outside, they saw responding officers entering the store wearing heavy bulletproof vests and long rifles, while other witnesses and employees stood in the parking lot. In an additional video from Basham, dozens of first responders are seen at the scene. 'This is particularly painful' Joetta Jeffery said that her mother, Betsy Umflett, sent her a message from inside the store saying there was gunfire. "I'm crying, I'm shaking," Jeffrey told CNN. "I asked her about buying a turkey for Thanksgiving. I was talking when this text came. Jeffrey Said His Mother Is Not Hurt, But Is Haunted By The Tragedy. A reunion center has been set up at the Chesapeake Convention Center for families seeking details about loved ones who were in the store. City officials have said that only family members or people inside visit the emergency contact center. John Ferner, president, and CEO of Walmart US, said the Chesapeake mass shooting was particularly tragic because the shooter was an employee. “We feel personally and deeply at tragedies like this. But it is especially painful as we learned the attacker was a Walmart associate," Ferner said in a statement. "The entire Walmart family is heartbroken. Our hearts and prayers go out to those affected, and we appreciate the actions of first responders." Grateful for." (6 Victims Shot Dead At Virginia Walmart, Including A 16-Year-Old Boy, Authorities Say) The Norfolk Division of the FBI said the agency is assisting the Chesapeake Police Department in the investigation. Officials ask anyone with information about the shooting to call 1-800-CALL-FBI.