Gun battle in Virginia Beach leaves 10 people shot including a police officer

BREAKING NEWS: Gun battle in Virginia Beach leaves ’10 people shot including a police officer’

Multiple people have been shot and wounded in an apparent gun battle in Virginia Beach.

Dispatchers said the first call reporting a shooting came in around 11.24pm on the 1900 block of Pacific Avenue. 

Police have yet to comment, but there were unconfirmed reports that at least two individuals with guns were in a dispute and began firing wildly, injuring bystanders.

Initial reports suggest that up to 10 people were injured in the chaos. There were unconfirmed reports that a police officer was injured.

After midnight, there was a massive police presence in the area, an oceanfront strip lined with budget hotels and fast food restaurants.

Emergency radio broadcasts indicated that there were multiple potential crime scenes and potential armed subjects on the loose. 

Virginia Beach Police Department has not yet commented but is expected to address the press shortly.

Developing story, more to follow. 


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