NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two people have died following shooting on Killam Avenue early Sunday morning.
Norfolk Police officers were called to the 5000 block of Killam Avenue to investigate the shooting around midnight.
When officers arrived on scene, they found four women and three men suffering from gunshot wounds. All victims were transported to the hospital; two of the victims, a man and a woman, sustained life-threatening injuries and later died at the hospital.
The victims were later identified as 25-year Zabre Miler and 19-year-old Angelia McKnight.
This is a couple blocks from Old Dominion University. Those who receive ODU campus alerts were sent one at 12:46 a.m. that said “O.D.U. Alert: Multiple police jurisdictions are investigating a shooting on the 5000 block of Killam Avenue. Please stay out of the area.”
The school says although the incident happened near campus, no ODU students were injured.
Norfolk State University issued a tweet confirming that several NSU students were injured in the off-campus shooting.
The full tweet says, “Norfolk Police have informed us that several NSU students have been the victims of a shooting at an isolated off-campus location near 50th Street and Hampton Blvd. NSU Police have secured the NSU campus. Counseling is being made available for any student in need of services.”
According to NSU, the Norfolk Police investigation has revealed that the shooting happened at a house party and the injured NSU students were bystanders.
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