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City of Virginia Beach: What's open, what's closed after deadly shooting

Following the deadly shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, the City is letting everyone know what's open and what's closed.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — In all, 12 people — 11 of them city employees — were killed by the shooter who opened fire inside a Virginia Beach Municipal Building on Friday.

So, the City of Virginia Beach released information about what is open and what's not.

Here's the full break down:

City Operating Schedule:

MONDAY, June 3:  

CLOSED: City offices at the municipal center complex, including the Treasurer’s Office and the Commissioner of Revenue Office, will be closed. Offsite locations of the City Treasurer's Office will also be closed. Online payment options and drop boxes at each of our locations are still available for your use 24/7. 

Personal property and real estate tax payments normally due on June 5 will be accepted as on-time payments until June 19 to assist our community during the coming weeks of grieving, honor, and remembrance.

OPEN: All other City offices and facilities not at the municipal center, including the  Aquarium, libraries, parks & recreation offices, the visitor centers, schools, and courts. 

Students and staff at the Virginia Beach City Public Schools are encouraged to wear blue to honor the lives lost.

TUESDAY, June 4:

CLOSED: Building 2 will remain closed until further notice.

OPEN:  City offices at the municipal center complex will be open, except Building 2.

City Events:

All events and programming for Parks & Recreation, Public Libraries, and the Virginia Aquarium will continue as scheduled, weather permitting.

Sea Level Rise Meeting:

All sea level rise public meetings scheduled for this week are postponed and the dates/times for the rescheduled meetings will be communicated as they are available.

Official VB Remembers Event:

THURSDAY, June 6 at 7 p.m.: The community is welcome to attend the “VB Remembers” event to help remember the friends that were lost on May 31. The event will be held at The Rock Church, located at 640 Kempsville Rd.

Other vigils are being held throughout the area.

The City of Virginia Beach has created a website to list important information following the shooting like where individuals can donate or volunteer, the list of the victims, and the latest updates and media briefings.

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