The Virginian-Pilot reports:
Multiple people were injured by a shooter who has been apprehended at the city’s Municipal Center on Friday afternoon, police said. Master Police Officer Allen Perry confirmed there was a shooter in building 2, which is next door to City Hall. At 4:50 p.m., the Virginia Beach Police Department tweeted that one shooter has been taken into custody and multiple people were injured. Perry said he could not say how many. “We are asking everyone in the Municipal Center to shelter in place,” he said.
The Associated Press reports:
City sources told a reporter with WAVY-TV that one person was dead and six were injured. Police say a suspect has been taken into custody after Friday afternoon’s shooting and they believe there was only one shooter. A police spokesman told The Virginian-Pilot that the shooter opened fire in Building 2 of the municipal center. A spokeswoman for the FBI in Norfolk said the bureau is responding to assist Virginia Beach police.
MASS SHOOTING reported in Virginia Beach VA, at the Municipal Center/Courthouse area.
• 1 shooter
• Suspect in custody
• ‘Multiple injuries’
• Conflicting early reports on number of injured and dead
• Here’s a map. Building 2 = police activity focus https://t.co/fAgM4SgQfK pic.twitter.com/vjk1G9RYLK
— Boing Boing (@BoingBoing) May 31, 2019
At least 11 dead in shooting at Virginia Beach municipal complex https://t.co/oykxzr6yGO
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 31, 2019