2 useless, eight injured in Virginia Seashore oceanfront shootings

VIRGINIA: Two persons are useless and no less than eight folks had been injured in shootings alongside Virginia Seashore‘s oceanfront, police mentioned early Saturday.
An estimated eight folks had been shot round 11 pm Friday, Virginia Seashore Police Chief Paul Neudigate informed reporters.
Whereas officers had been investigating, a report of photographs fired got here in close by, the chief mentioned. An officer confronted a person there and a taking pictures broke out. The officer shot the person, and the individual died. The officer was not shot.
A second individual, who Neudigate mentioned was probably concerned in an unrelated taking pictures, was pronounced useless close to the scene. The chief known as it “a separate taking pictures incident that we’re nonetheless making an attempt to piece collectively.”
An officer was additionally struck by a automobile in the course of the investigation and brought to a hospital. The officer’s accidents weren’t thought of to be life-threatening.
“Now we have a really chaotic incident, a really chaotic evening,” Neudigate mentioned.
A number of folks had been in custody however their potential involvement within the shootings was nonetheless beneath investigation. A number of roads had been blocked off whereas police labored within the space.

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