At least 12 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 is dead, Cervera said. It was unclear whether the shooter was among the 12 dead.
Six people were hospitalized after a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, hospital officials tweeted Friday.
The deceased gunman was a former public utility worker.
The shooting took place in Building 2 of the municipal center, according to police with the city, Fox News reported. The building houses departments of planning, public works, and public utilities.
JUST IN: 11 people are dead following a shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, with six more transported to area hospitals, according to officials. https://t.co/RQHWuJDrXa pic.twitter.com/sCNfKTHZzB
— ABC News (@ABC) May 31, 2019
Virginia Beach police hold news conference on shooting https://t.co/oHlHoKRRil
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) June 1, 2019