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12 People Killed in Virginia Beach Shooting (UPDATED)

Eleven people were killed and six others were injured in a horrific shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.

The injured people were transported to hospitals late this afternoon and the suspect is dead.

Chief James Cervera confirmed at a press conference tonight that 11 people were killed and six more were injured.

He added that one of the people shot was a police officer who was saved by his vest.

The deceased suspect has not been named, but was identified as a “longtime employee of public utilities.”

You can watch video from the press conference above, via CNN.

UPDATE –– 9:52 pm ET: Chief Cervera said in a later press conference that a 12th person succumbed to their injuries and died.

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