Man Hurt in Shooting at Virginia State University; 'No Further Threat,' Police Say

Police say Virginia State University shooting was an 'isolated incident'

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A man was suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a Virginia State University shooting that authorities say was an isolated incident. 

Virginia State University remained on lockdown late on Saturday but the Chesterfield Police Department said they believe "this is an isolated incident and there is no further threat to the campus.”

Earlier, university police tweeted, “Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow.”

The police said in a statement the incident happened about 8:25 P.M. They said responding officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound with non-life-threatening injuries.

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

No further information was immediately available.