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).
Shooting on Campus Update - Police scene still active and the campus remains on lockdown. Continue to avoid area.— VSU Police (@VSUPolice) October 15, 2017
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.