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UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University after shooting

irginia State University campus on lockdown after shooting

PETERSBURG, Virginia - UPDATE: A lockdown has been lifted on the campus of Virginia State University following a shooting that left one person injured, authorities said Sunday.

Virginia State University Police said via Twitter that "Police have cleared the scene. Officers will remain vigilant. Campus lock down has been lifted."

The incident happened about 8:25 p.m. Saturday, according to a statement released by the Chesterfield Police Department. They said responding officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound with non-life-threatening injuries.

Chesterfield Police said "police believe this is an isolated incident."

The university's website says the Petersburg, Virginia school located about 24 miles south of Richmond was celebrating the final day of its homecoming.

An investigation is ongoing. No further information was immediately available.

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Virginia State University is 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 its homecoming.

Shooting on Campus Update - Police scene still active and the campus remains on lockdown. Continue to avoid area.

-- VSU Police (@VSUPolice) October 15, 2017 Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow.

-- VSU Police (@VSUPolice) October 15, 2017

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