A shooter opened fire on Friday just after 4 p.m. EST at Virginia Beach Municipal Center, killing 12 people. Police fatally shot the suspect, according to officials, in the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. so far in 2019.
The latest: Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera identified the suspect Saturday as DeWayne Craddock, who worked for 15 years as an engineer in the city’s utilities department, per AP. Officials say Craddock submitted his resignation hours before the shooting. Virginia Beach city manager Dave Hansen said 11 of the 12 people who died were city employees.