BREAKING: Mass Shooting Near Va Tech, Multiple Victims
DEVELOPING STORY: There are multiple victims after a gunman opened fire at a lounge in downtown Blacksburg, Virginia. The shooting happened just after midnight near the campus of Virginia Tech.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are assisting in the area and following up on leads, a city spokesperson said.
Meanwhile, Virginia Tech students have been ordered to shelter in place on their campus.
“This was the most terrifying night. I was nearby with my friends and got the text about it, saw 4 ambulances at least,” one eyewitness said.
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Blacksburg Police Department at (540) 443-1400 or you can remain anonymous by calling the Blacksburg Police Tip Line at (540) 961-1819 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
VT Alerts (NRV): Report of Shots Fired [LOCATION]. Stay Inside. Secure doors. Emergency personnel responding. Call 911 for help.— Virginia Tech (@virginia_tech) February 5, 2022