The Virginia State University in on lockdown after a reported shooting on campus.
The University Police tweeted on Saturday night, "Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow."
Shooting on Campus - VSU is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Updates to follow.— VSU Police (@VSUPolice) October 15, 2017
A second tweet said the police were still on the scene, and the campus was on a lockdown.
Shooting on Campus Update - Police scene still active and the campus remains on lockdown. Continue to avoid area.— VSU Police (@VSUPolice) October 15, 2017
The local media reports say that at least one person was shot and has life-threatening injuries.
This was a homecoming weekend at the university, and the school was celebrating the final day of it.