Virginia Beach mass shooting

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7:09 p.m. ET, May 31, 2019

An officer was shot and saved by his bulletproof vest

A Virginia Beach police officer was shot at by the suspect and was saved by his bullet proof vest, Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera said.

"The suspect did shoot a police officer. Officers returned fire. The suspect is deceased," the chief said.

6:58 p.m. ET, May 31, 2019

11 dead in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect was killed

At least 11 people were killed Friday after a shooter entered a building of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center and started firing indiscriminately, Virginia Beach Chief of Police Jim Cervera said in a news conference.

The suspect is also dead, the chief said.

Six people were injured, he said. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.