Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander called for the end of violence in the city.

A shooting in Norfolk, Virginia, on Sunday has left two people dead and five others injured, law enforcement officials said.

The Norfolk Police Department said the incident happened around midnight Saturday at a party in the 5000 block of Killam Avenue.

Four women and three men were wounded in the shooting and sent to area hospitals.

Two people later succumbing to their injuries, according to Norfolk police.

Zabre Miller, 25, and Angelia McKnight, 19, died at the hospital as a result of their injuries.

Authorities said that a fight broke out at the party.

A suspect took out a gun and started shooting.

There were reportedly multiple firearms used in the incident, police said.

Addressing crime in Norfolk, Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Ph.D., called for the end of violence in the city.