14:03 GMT26 November 2020
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    According to the Virginia Beach police department, victims in the shooting have been transported to a hospital. Residents are asked to stay away from the scene.

    The police department revealed that there has been a shooting incident in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Saturday.

    According to police, the incident occurred near Lynnhaven Mall, between the Lynnhaven Mall Loop and North Lynnhaven Shopping Center, resulting in three casualties. 

    The victims have been transported to the hospital. Police have not elaborated on their condition.

    The scene is described as "very active" and people are asked to avoid the area.

    ​Social media users shared footage allegedly taken on the scene, claiming that "3 teens were shot".

    ​According to local media, it is the third shooting incident in the area recently. In September, a shooting took place in the vicinity of the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Avenger Drive, by the Lynnhaven Mall.

    No further details about today's shooting have been made available.

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