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Virginia Beach city council to discuss mass shooting survey results

The future of the municipal center's Building 2 remains up in the air, more than two months after a man opened fire inside it, killing 12 people.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach city council is expected to look over the results of a recent public survey that was about how to move forward after the deadly mass shooting in May.

Most people voted that Building 2 -- where a long-time city employee gunned down 12 people -- should be torn down.  

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The survey also discussed what people want to see in a permanent memorial for the victims.

A majority of people want a permanent memorial to convey feelings of strength and love, But also, most people supported natural elements with specific information about each victim, where groups of people can come together.

Credit: City of Virginia Beach

According to the results, people prefer a place for quiet reflection and celebrating life.

A majority of the people who responded also asked for a temporary memorial site to continue, but they don't want it to be in the parking lot across the street from where it stayed for months.

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