BREAKING: At Least 11 Dead In Virginia Beach Mass Shooting
By Tom Knighton
At least 11 people are reportedly dead after a gunman opened fire inside of a Virginia Beach, VA municipal building earlier today.
Police report that the shooter, a local utility worker, was also killed in the attack.
t least 11 people were killed after a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia, police Chief James Cervera told reporters Friday night.The shooter, who was was a public utilities worker, also is dead, Cervera said. The chief said the gunman fired “indiscriminately.”“This is the most devastating day in the history of Virginia Beach,” said Mayor Bobby Dyer. “The people involved are our friends, coworkers, neighbor, colleagues.”Cervera said the shooter was confronted shortly after opening fire on multiple floors. There was an exchange of gunfire with officers, the chief said.
The shooting reportedly took place in building 2 of the municipal center which is the home of several departments of local government sometime after 4:00 Eastern time. Witnesses described the shooting as “indiscriminate.”
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam put out this tweet earlier today.
This is a tragic day for Virginia Beach and our entire Commonwealth. My heart breaks for the victims of this devastating shooting, their families, …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms