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Virginia Beach Mayor Calls Shooting 'Most Devastating Day In History' For The City

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

And another story that we're following tonight - at least 11 victims and a shooter are dead in Virginia Beach, Va. The mass shooting took place at a municipal building. The city's mayor, Bobby Dyer, held a press conference this evening.

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BOBBY DYER: This is the most devastating day in the history of Virginia Beach. The people involved are our friends, co-workers, colleagues.

SHAPIRO: Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera spoke next.

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JIM CERVERA: Right now we have more questions really than we have answers - this devastating incident that happened that none of us want to be here talking about, this devastating incident which is going to change the lives of a number of families from our city.

SHAPIRO: And we will continue to follow this story as it unfolds. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.


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