Virginia police: 10 people shot, 1 dead after party in Chesapeake

Virginia police: 10 people shot, 1 dead after party in Chesapeake

Police said multiple people were shot at a gathering in Chesapeake, Virginia.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — “Multiple people” were shot near a Virginia apartment complex Saturday night, police said.

Update 11:55 p.m. EDT May 26: Virginia police said one person was killed after 10 people were shot at a party Saturday night near an apartment complex in Chesapeake, WTKR reported.

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Officer Leo Kosinski of the Chesapeake Police Department confirmed that multiple gunshots were fired at the party near the Maplewood Apartment complex around 10 p.m., the television station reported.

Update 7:05 a.m. EDT May 26: Police in Chesapeake, Virginia said at least eight people were shot near the Maplewood Apartment Complex on Saturday night, WAVY reported.

Officials at Sentara Norfolk General said eight male patients with gunshot wounds were being treated at the hospital, WTKR reported.

Their conditions have not been released, and it is unclear how many people were taken to other hospitals, the television station reported.

Original report: Officer Leo Kosinski with the Chesapeake Police Department said multiple gunshots were fired at a gathering near the Maplewood Apartment complex, WTKR reported.

Police said the gathering was a large party, WAVY reported.

Victims were taken to at least three local hospitals, according to WTKR.

Police did not say how many people were shot, or if there were any fatalities, the television station reported.

This is a developing story.