Twelve people were killed and five injured Friday afternoon after a Long time City Engineer and Ex-National Guard specialist opened fired at the municipal center.
Dwayne Craddock worked for the city for 15 years and was still employed when the shooting occurred. The weapon used in the attack was purchased recently. He used two .45 caliber pistols in the massacre,Craddock enlisted in the Virginia National Guard and was assigned to an infantry brigade combat team based in Norfolk in 1996. Police rushed to the scene shortly after 4 p.m . 12 victims killed on Saturday, 11 of them were city employees .
The suspect first opened fire outside the building, and one victim was found shot in a car outside the building. The shooting sent shock waves throughout the world. Virginia Beach, the state’s largest city and a popular vacation spot in southeastern Virginia.
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