VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has visited the hospital where people wounded in the Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 are being treated.
Speaking to CNN on Saturday, Northam said he talked to family members of the wounded and one of the patients. He also said he thanked the doctors and hospital staff who are helping them.
Northam said such tragedies "are becoming all too familiar."
The gunman was identified as DeWayne Craddock. Eleven city employees and one contractor were killed in the Friday afternoon shooting at a municipal building. Craddock was killed in the ensuing gun battle with police.
Northam also said he spoke with President Trump on Friday night and he offered the full support of the federal government.