Virginia Beach Considers Fate of Municipal Building After Mass Shooting

The city considers what to do with municipal building two after 12 people were killed in a mass shooting on May 31, 2019.


The city of Virginia Beach is considering options for Building Two at the Municipal Center, the site of a municipal workplace mass shooting that left 12 dead, according to a recent report by

About two weeks later, city staff presented three possibilities for the building that house four municipal departments that would cost between $129-145 million. Options include tearing it down and renovations.

In one renovation scenario, the building would be renamed 5-31 to commemorate the date of the shooting, and Beach police headquarters would be relocated there.

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