The Bulletin

More details on Richmond mass shooting and more Va. headlines

By: - June 8, 2023 7:30 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Richmond police said the alleged gunman who opened fire at a high school graduation in the heart of Virginia’s capital targeted the 18-year-old graduate who was killed as part of a long-running dispute between the two young men.—Associated Press

• Democrats blasted Republican Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears, a strong gun rights supporter, for appearing at the scene of the shooting and blaming the violence in Richmond on gangs and ineffective local leaders.—WRIC

• D-Day veterans were applauded at a ceremony in Bedford for the 79th anniversary of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France.—News & Advance

• The pilot of the small plane that crashed in Virginia this week was “an experienced, safety-focused former airline captain.”—Washington Post

• Richmond officials are moving forward with a second attempt to win voters’ approval for a casino in the city.—VPM


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