DeWayne Craddock identified as shooter who killed 12 in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Police on Saturday identified DeWayne Craddock, a 40-year-old city public utilities engineer, as the suspect in Friday afternoon's shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach that killed 12 as well as the gunman and injured 6 others.

Police Chief James Cervera, speaking at a morning news conference, said it would be the only time his name is mentioned publicly by law enforcement. Craddock was killed in a shootout with police inside the building.

Craddock was an engineer at the Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities for 15 years, police say. He worked in the city's water and sanitary sewers branch and was still employed with the department at the time of the attack, according to authorities.

Cervera declined to reveal the motive of the attack.

Source: VOV5