Virginia shooting in hookah bar
BLACKSBURG, VA – One person was killed and four others injured in a shooting at a Virginia hookah parlour, authorities said.
The shooting took place late Friday night in Blacksburg, a college town devastated by one of the worst mass shootings in US public history in nearly 15 years.
One person killed & multiple injured in Blacksburg
Blacksburg police responded to the report that there was a shooting in the terminal at approximately 11:53 p.m., they said.
The police have not yet determined the identity of the deceased or any of the people injured in the shooting.
Authorities said they were all taken to local hospitals, but their health status is unknown.
Details about the cause of the Melody Hookah Lounge shooting were not immediately available.
and no arrests have been made for the suspects.
Authorities were pursuing up to four suspects, according to the Montgomery County Public Safety Survey Traffic, following initial reports of an active shooter.
On Twitter, Virginia Tech urged students to “stay inside” and “call 911 for help.