Shooting in Virginia Kills 12 and Injures 6


Twelve people were killed and six were injured at Virginia Beach when DeWayne Craddock opened fire on the third floor of a municipal building.

Alyssa Andrews, who was at the building during the shooting, said that she "couldn't believe it was happening. I was so afraid because they were circling the building. And I just—I didn't know what to do.”

In the aftermath of the shooting, many Democratic candidates tweeted reactions.

Sen. Kamala Harris:

Sen. Bernie Sanders:

Beto O'Rourke:

Andrew Yang:

Joe Biden:

Some Democratic candidates, such as Andrew Yang and Bernie Sanders, may use this shooting as justification to their proposed gun control measures, while others may highlight this as a central campaign issue.

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