PETERSBURG, VA. - A lockdown at Virginia State University was lifted early Friday, after police responded to a shooting on campus just after 11 p.m. Thursday.
A man was found with a gunshot wound on campus around 11:06 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
Campus police placed the university on lockdown as they investigated the shooting in the 1 block of Hayden Street. However, police said this was an isolated incident and there was no active threat toward students.
It is the second time in less than a week someone has been shot on that campus. Last week, a man was shot during homecoming festivities.
No word on whether or not a suspect was apprehended.
Chesterfield County Police is the lead investigating agency and asks anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or www.crimesolvers.net.
There is no further information at this time.
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