Officials release statements, offer condolences after 16 people shot in Va. Beach

Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Politicians, celebrities and more are releasing statements and offering condolences after 12 people were killed and four people were injured in a mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on Friday.

Many citizens and officials including President Trump are using social media to show their support and sentiments. Some are using the hashtag “#LoveforVB,” “#VBStrong” and “#VirginiaBeachStrong.”

We’ll continue to update this page as statements come in.

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