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City of Virginia Beach to pay for shooting survivors’ medical bills

City of Virginia Beach to pay for shooting survivors’ medical bills
Posted at 6:09 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 18:09:14-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A spokesperson for the City of Virginia Beach confirmed that the city will pay for survivors’ medical bills following the mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.

Julie Hill said that the medical bills will be paid through worker’s compensation.

The City’s payment joins a list of nonprofits and companies donating money to the victims and survivors of the shooting. TowneBank, the first corporate donor to the United Way of South Hampton Roads’ Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, donated $500,000 with money earmarked for the victims’ funerals.

The Tragedy Fund has raised more than $2 million for the survivors, the victims and their families.

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