Breaking news coming in from bnonews says, there have been multiple gunshots at hookah lounge near the campus of Virginia Tech in downtown Blacksburg.
This is a surprise attack. Eyewitnesses have accounted for how they saw the massacre. The shooting started at 11:52 p.m. on Friday when officers were called for an active shooter at the Melody Hookah Lounge on N Main Street in downtown Blacksburg, not far from the campus of Virginia Tech.
The campus of Virginia Tech has been put on lockdown. The incident is quite closer to the campus of Virginia Tech.
Police and the emergency team responded immediately to calm down the situation. More details about this shooting will later be released by security authorities.
So far, reports say many people were shot during the attack. These victims are at the hospital receiving medical care. The reason and other details behind this gruesome incident haven’t come out yet.
Nothing about the culprits has also been revealed. So the public is patiently waiting to get more information about what actually happened at hookah lounge near the campus of Virginia Tech in downtown Blacksburg.
In an emergency message, Virginia Tech said: “Person with a gun reported near West Roanoke St./Draper Rd. Stay Inside. Secure doors. Emergency personnel responding. Call 911 for help.”
Security Services have secured the place and everything is under control. No death has been reported so far.
A tweet from Mark Skaggs shows a video of how the police and other security services responded to the shooting. You can watch the incident on his Twitter page. Below is a screenshot of the scene and people are sharing their thoughts through the comments box.