Eight people shot at a holiday gathering in Virginia

Posted at 5:39 AM, May 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-26 05:43:50-04
By Faith Karimi, CNN

(CNN) — Gunfire broke out at a neighborhood gathering in Virginia, leaving at least eight people hospitalized with injuries, authorities said.

The shooting happened in the Holly Cove area of Chesapeake on Saturday night, police spokesman Leo Kosinski said.

All victims have been taken to area hospitals and police are conducting interviews with those who attended the event to get more details.

The shooting started shortly after 9 p.m. ET while police were on the scene investigating a traffic disturbance, Kosinski said.

At least eight gunshot victims are being treated at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, according to hospital spokesman Dale Gauding. Information on the victims’ conditions was not immediately known.

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