5 women shot, 3 killed in ‘mass shooting’ in Norfolk, Virginia, police chief says

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NORFOLK, VA. – Five women were shot, 3 of them fatally, in Norfolk’s Young Terrace neighborhood Wednesday evening. Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone is calling the incident a “mass shooting.”

Cops were called to a domestic disturbance around 6:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Whitaker Lane where responding officers located the victims.

Chief Boone said the suspected gunman, who is known to police, shot a woman before shooting four other women when tried to help the first victim, according to WAVY.

Boone also called the shooter a “coward.”

The unidentified suspect fled the area after the shooting and police later announced his capture.

This is a developing story.

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