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"We think the suspect knew at least one of the victims"
On Tuesday afternoon, according to the local law enforcement authorities of the state of Virginia, in the eastern region of Richmond, a shooting incident occurred after a high school graduation ceremony, which resulted in the demise of two individuals and caused injures to five other individuals., the has reported.
According to Matthew Stanley, Richmond Public Schools official, the incident transpired at approximately 5:15 p.m local time (2115 hours GMT) after Huguenot High School's graduation ceremony took place at Monroe Park, in the vicinity of Altria Theater.
Rick Edwards, the interim police chief of the locality, said that two fatalities were recorded among the seven individuals who suffered gunshot wounds and were subsequently transported to a hospital.
According to Edwards, two suspects have been taken into custody. "We think the suspect knew at least one of the victims," he said.