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2 killed at Virginia restaurant

Posted at 3:20 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 07:42:46-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Two people were killed at a Newport News restaurant, according to Newport News Police.

Officers were called to Dunns River Jamaican & Caribbean Restaurant, along the 5000 block of Jefferson Avenue, at about 1:21 p.m. Thursday.

"Upon arrival, two victims were located suffering from gunshot wounds. The identities and ages are unknown at this time. They were both pronounced deceased at the scene," a Newport News Police spokesperson said. "Police currently have one subject detained however, the investigation remains ongoing."

Police have not released the victims' names. One of the shooting victims was described as a 55-year-old Newport News man. The second victim was described as a 62-year-old Newport News man.

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