Shooter in Virginia beach injures several, taken into custody

  • 01:03 01 June 2019

Shooter in Virginia beach injures several, taken into custody

Shots have been reported near the Virginia Beach Municipal Center and an alert sent out noted at least two victims, ONA reports citong Sputnik.

The Virginia Beach Police Department tweeted there was a shooting at Building 2 and that the shooter had been taken into custody.

​Video recorded outside the government offices by a bystander shows police officers wearing protective gear and armed with assault rifles rushing across the parking lot and lawn as more emergency vehicles arrive.

​A reporter on the scene reported that people were filing out of Building 2 in the complex, which contains Planning functions such as public works, public utilities, communications and information technology, traffic engineering, city/schools prince services, and the mail room.

​Virginia beach city manager Dave Hansen confirmed to local reporter Andy Fox there was an active shooter situation and that the suspect hasn't been apprehended.

​One man who exited Building 2 of the complex told WAVY that he saw a woman on their way out of the building who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound.

Faig Mahmudov

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