One of the victims was a Norfolk State University student.
Two individuals were killed and five others were injured in a shooting on Sunday in Norfolk, Virginia, according to law enforcement authorities.
The incident took place at a party in the 5000 block of Killam Avenue, according to the Norfolk Police Department, sometime between Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
According to Norfolk police, the incident left four women and three men injured and two of them ultimately died as a result of their wounds.
The university reported that several of the casualties were Norfolk State University students. Students who were affected by the shooting are receiving counseling services from the university.
According to Norfolk PD, Zabre Miller, 25, and Angelia McKnight, 19, passed away from their injuries while being treated at the hospital.
McKnight was a second-year nursing student at the institution, according to a statement from university president Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston.
Early this morning seven people were shot – two have life-threatening injuries – in Norfolk, Virginia. Several of the victims are Norfolk State University students. #valeg
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) September 4, 2022
Every Spartan is a vital part of our campus, and Angelia’s life was significant, according to Adams-Gaston. “With our combined strength, we shall keep working together.”
According to the authorities, a quarrel broke out at the party, and one of the suspects pulled a revolver and started shooting. According to authorities, several guns were apparently used in the incident.
Mayor of Norfolk Kenneth Cooper Alexander urged an end to crime in the area.
“Please understand that we will hold accountable anyone in our community who violates the law or commits other crimes. Violence must stop right away “At a press conference on Sunday, Alexander remarked.
The incident is still under investigation.