- Associated Press - Saturday, October 14, 2017

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State University in on lockdown after a shooting on campus.

University police tweeted on Saturday night, “Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow.”

A second tweet said police were still on the scene, the campus remains on lockdown and to continue to avoid the area.

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

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide