Virginia Beach Strong: Remembering the victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting one year later

Virginia Beach mass shooting victims (updated May 2020)
Posted at 12:00 AM, May 29, 2020

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – We are forever #VBStrong.

Sunday, May 31 marks one year since the tragic mass shooting at Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center that killed 12 people and injured four others.

Of the 12 victims, 11 of them worked for the city. News 3 remembers the men and women we lost on that tragic day:

The City of Virginia Beach has created a special website for remembering the victims of the shooting. The city also adopted the forget-me-not flower to create a memorial at Mount Trashmore. The city’s Park & Landscape Services team created the special symbol to honor the victims of the shooting, their families and the entire Hampton Roads community.

On Friday, May 29 at 4:06 p.m. – the time that the shooting happened – people across Hampton Roads participated in a moment of silence to honor the victims.

At 4:06 p.m. Sunday, there was a virtual remembrance ceremony on and the City of Virginia Beach's YouTube channel. If you missed the live stream, you can watch it below:

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