Only hours before walking into where he worked shooting off gunfire that killed 12 people — DeWayne Craddock, the Virginia Beach Mass shooter, wrote a letter saying he was quitting his job for “personal reasons,” according to city officials.
“I want to officially put in my (2) weeks’ notice It has been a pleasure to serve the city, but due to personal reasons, I must relieve my position,” wrote the shooter.
Investigators are continuing their search for the motive behind the 40-year-olds mass shooting that killed 11 government workers and one contractor — injuring four others.
Virginia Beach Mayor, Bobby Dyer said about the incident “We can’t let this horrible incident define us because you look at where people are vulnerable, movies theaters, malls, and everything, this is hopefully just an unfortunate anomaly. We’re going to go back to being Virginia Beach.”
The government building, where the shooting took place, will resume business on Tuesday. According to officials, there will be a heavy police presence.