The Holly Cove area of Chesapeake, Virginia, fell victim to a deadly shooting that left 9 people critically injured and one death, according to CNN. The shooting occurred at an annual neighborhood gathering meant to celebrate Memorial Day shortly after 9 pm on Saturday. Police were able to arrive on the scene in a short amount of time because they were already in the area to investigate a traffic disturbance.
“All victims have been transported to three area hospitals and police were conducting interviews with those who attended the event to get more details,” said Chesapeake Police spokesperson Leo Kosinski. Police were unable to identify where the shots originated, and they were unable to identify motive or cause for the shooting. Thus far, there is no information shared on the possibility of a suspect.