Posted on May 8, 2019

Navy Corpsman ‘Shoots Dead Two Female Colleagues Before Turning the Gun on Himself in Triple Murder-Suicide’ in Virginia

Maxine Shen, Daily Mail and Associated Press, May 7, 2019


Shianne Soles, 19, of Veradale, Washington, and Meaghan Burns, 23, of Massachusetts, were found fatally shot in their torsos at a 7-Eleven in Portsmouth, Virginia, Saturday at about 11.30pm.

Shianne Soles (right) and Meghan Burns

Authorities also found Donovan Moora, 22, of New York, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his upper body inside a car at a nearby Dollar General store.


Police believe that Moora shot Soles and Burns before turning the gun on himself, according to the Virginian-Pilot.

Soles and Burns were stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, while Moora was stationed at Field Medical Training Battalion East in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The relationship between the three service members is unclear.

Donavan Moora


Soles, who turned 19 in April, was said to have enlisted in the Navy in July 2018. She was a recent graduate of Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley, Washington, where she ran track and was a cheerleader, her family told KHQ.

Burns enlisted in the Navy in September 2015, while Moora enlisted in November 2017.