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2 dead, 5 injured in Norfolk, Virginia shooting

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A shooting in Norfolk, Va. early Sunday morning left two people dead and seven other injured, authorities said.

The Norfolk Police Department on Sunday received a call around midnight about a shooting in the 5000 block of Killam Avenue, near the campus of Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University, officials tweeted.

Officers arrived on the scene and “came in contact with four women and three men suffering from gunshot wounds,” according to a Norfolk Police Department news release. The victims were immediately transported to the hospital.

Two of the victims, Zabre Miller, 25, and Angelia McKnight, 19, later died at the hospital as a result of their injuries, officials said.

Among the victims of the incident were several Norfolk State University, the school tweeted, without providing further details. The university noted that counseling services are being made available to students without an appointment.

Homicide investigators are currently investigating the incident.

-Updated at 1:17 p.m.


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