Four people have been rushed to hospital, including two children after an ‘active’ shooter gunned them down on Virginia Beach in the US.
The incident happened on Whitney court in the Virginia Beach area shortly after 10.30pm UK time (5.30pm local time).
The police have described the incident as ‘very active’.
Virginia Beach PD wrote on Twitter: “Police on scene of a multiple shooting in the 3700 block of Whitney Ct.
“2 adults and 2 children have been transported to local hospitals with what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.
“This is a very active scene. More to follow as info becomes available.”
One resident told WavyNews: “I cannot stress enough. I just want the community to band together.
“Make their voices be heard so we can get some more security out here.
“Not ‘security’, but actual officers to care for our community.”
Another resident added for the care to be for ‘their children’.
The news comes as a day before, three teenagers were shot in Lynnhaven Mall in the same area.
They were taken to hospital with serious injuries and were aged between 15 and 17 years old.
Police were called to reports of gunshots at around 8.50pm local time Saturday.
Officers said the shotting covered ‘an expansive area’ between Lynnhaven North Shopping centre and Lynnhaven Mall Loop.
No details on the shooters or the circumstances of the incident are yet available.
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