Two killed and five injured in shooting at Virginia graduation

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2023
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Two people have been killed and five others injured in a shooting at a graduation ceremony in Virginia.

The shooting outside the Altria Theater in Richmond sent hundreds of people, many of them wearing graduation gowns, running for safety on Tuesday evening.

"It was obviously chaos," the city's police chief said. "People scattered."

A 19-year-old suspect tried to flee on foot but was arrested. He will be charged with at least two counts of second-degree murder, police said.

The suspect, who has not been named, is believed to have known...

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