Three women killed, two wounded in Virginia shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Norfolk, Virginia, have a suspect in custody accused of shooting three woman to death and injuring two others Wednesday evening.

Police say dispatchers received a call about a shooting at approximately 6 p.m. in the Young Terrace housing development.

News outlets report Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone said the gunman shot one woman and when the other four tried to help her, the gunman shot them.

The two women who were wounded were taken to a local hospital.

Officers knew the gunman responsible, Boone said, and he was taken into custody around 10:25 a.m.

More details will be available at a later time, police said.

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