Police tweeted through verified media that the investigation is ongoing.
Newport News police public information officer Kelly T. King could not provide details about any potential suspect.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said in a tweet Monday afternoon that he’s “in close contact with first responders.”
He advised people to avoid the area and follow guidance from law enforcement.
US Sen. Mark Warner tweeted that he’s “closely monitoring the horrifying reports” and “praying for the health and safety of all involved as we wait to learn more.”
This is a developing story and will be updated.