In a horrific incident three men were shot by a gunman when there were llive on Facebook.
According to the officials,the incident took place on Tuesday evening in Norfolk, Virginia. Three men were sitting inside a car and listining music when a gunman approached them.
At that time TJ Williams, one of the man in the car was streaming Facebook Live video of himself and two other friends. About five minutes and 40 seconds into the video, gun shots are heard throwing Williams back and the phone to the floor of the car.
The gunman shot all the three and ran away. The video continued to stream for more than an hour after shots were fired. Norfolk Police are appealing for the public's help in finding the gunman.
The victims were aged 27 and 29. They were immediately rushed to nearby Sentara Norfolk General Hospital by the passerby who heard the scream of the victims. All the three men were severly injured.
20 gunshots were fired, a voice is heard, saying, “Call the ambulance, please,” before going on to say “there’s three of us shot.”
“Stay relaxed, stay calm, stay relaxed,” another voice is heard over sounds of gasping.
“Don’t go to sleep, stay relaxed,” it says. “It’s gonna be all right, they coming to get you.”
The Norfolk Police Department confirmed the shooting, and said “the emergency call came in just before 6:15 p.m., according to WTKR. The Facebook video, which has been shared over 1,000 times, has a timestamp of 6:03 p.m.”
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By M. Divya Shri