Virginia Beach City Council agrees on independent investigation for mass shooting
Posted: 11:18 AM, Jul 01, 2019
VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA – JUNE 02: People stop to pay their respects to those killed in a mass shooting at a makeshift memorial outside the City of Virginia Beach Operations Building June 02, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Eleven city employees and one private contractor were shot to death Friday in the operations building by engineer DeWayne Craddock who had worked for the city for 15 years. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Nearly a month since the mass shooting in Virginia Beach that took the lives of 12 people, City Council has agreed on an independent investigation that will be conducted in August by the earliest.
Kevin Martingayle, who is the legal counsel for the family of Katherine Nixon, confirmed to News 3 the detail, but he did not say why Virginia Beah City Council wants to wait till August.
11 of the 12 people who died in the Virginia Beach mass shooting worked for the city. The shooter also worked for the city.