Virginia University Campus on Lockdown After Shooting – Police
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The campus of the Virginia State University (VSU) in the town of Petersburg has been put on lockdown after a shooting, the campus police said.
“Shooting on Campus — VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area,” the police wrote on Twitter, adding that the police scene was still active.
The WTRV channel said, citing VSU police, the possible suspect was described as a black male. One person received life-threatening injuries and was delivered to a hospital.
According to the latest data, the police have lifted a lockdown at the university, the university’s police department said Sunday.
“Shooting Conclusion — Police have cleared the scene. Officers will remain vigilant. Campus lockdown has been lifted,” the VSU police said on Twitter.