VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (THECOUNT) — Several people may have life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, police tweeted early Saturday.

Police are investigating the incident that happened “at the oceanfront between 17th and 22nd St.,” according to a VBPD Twitter post.


There is a large police presence in the area and officials are asking people to stay away.


Geo quick facts: Virginia Beach, a coastal city in southeastern Virginia, lies where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. A 3-mile boardwalk stretches along its beach-lined oceanfront. The bayside First Landing State Park marks the 1607 arrival of the Jamestown colonists from England. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center exhibits ocean life including sharks, rays and sea turtles in globally themed habitats – wikipedia.