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Police: Triple shooting broadcast live to Facebook

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016,11:12 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Norfolk | Police in Virginia say three men were seriously injured in a shooting that was broadcast live to Facebook. Police said in a release today that one of the three men found shot in a car yesterday evening was broadcasting live video to Facebook when the shooting occurred.

A Facebook Live video was posted yesterday evening showing three men sitting in a car, smoking and listening to music. About 5-and-a- half minutes into the video, gunshots can be heard. At least 30 rounds are fired in a 22-second span.

The camera then falls to the floor. Police say two 27-year-old men and a 29-year-old were taken to a Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with significant injuries. Police say two of the men are doing better today, but one is still in critical condition.