Virginia High School Shooting: The firing incident was carried out during the Huguenot High School graduation ceremony on Tuesday (June 6) in Richmond city of Virginia, USA. According to the report of American News USA Today, seven people were injured in the firing, out of which the condition of three is said to be serious.
Richmond Police Chief Rick Edwards told a news conference that two suspects were taken into custody after the incident. Police Chief Rick Edwards reported that the shot was fired inside the high school’s theater.
pandemonium during the shootout
Matthew Stanley, a spokesman for Richmond Public Schools, told USA TODAY that the shooting happened after the graduation ceremony outside Monroe Park. Monroe Park is located in downtown Richmond near the VCU campus. Giving information about the people injured in the shootout, Police Chief Rick Edwards told reporters that those injured in the shootout were being treated at a nearby hospital. There was also a lot of chaos during the shooting, in which two people fell and were injured while leaving the theater and were hit by a car.
Justice will be given to those injured in the firing
Levar Stoney, the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, said during the press conference that we will do everything possible to bring justice to those injured in the shooting. Apart from this, we will try to give strictest punishment to those caught in this. The Richmond Police Department said there was no potential for danger in the area around the scene. Police advised people to stay away from the area during the investigation.
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