Virginia top officials, Pharrell respond to Virginia Beach mass shooting

Posted at 7:42 PM, May 31, 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Following a mass shooting that left 12 victims dead and 4 more, including a police officer, injured, Virginia’s top officials offered their condolences and support to the Resort City.

Governor Ralph Northam traveled to Virginia Beach to meet with city officials. He tweeted that he was in communication with Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer and Virginia Beach Police Department Chief Jim Cervera, and that his administration would assist law enforcement and first responders in any way necessary.

He called the shooting “horrible” in an interview with News 3.

Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams also offered prayers and thoughts for the city.

We are resilient.
We will not only get through this but we’ll come out of this stronger than before we always do.#VIRGINIABEACH 🌍

— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) May 31, 2019

Here are some of the other responses from people close to the city.

Click here for our full coverage on the Virginia Beach mass shooting.

This is a developing story.