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Virginia State University campus shooting: One injured; lockdown lifted


Virginia State University was on lockdown for more than four hours after one person was shot on campus Saturday night. The injured person was immediately rushed to VCU Medical Center. The lockdown was lifted at around 1:30 am (GMT-4).

Virginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m (GMT-4). According to eye witnesses, the suspect has been described as a black male wearing a white jersey with a blue number 23.

Officers said they believe the shooting was an isolated incident and that there was no further threat to the campus.

The university's website says the Petersburg, Virginia school was celebrating the final day of it homecoming.

Meanwhile, the police said that if anyone has information about the incident, contact Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or 804-524-5411.

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