Police investigating shooting near Virginia State University

Posted at 6:22 AM, Aug 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-22 07:43:00-04

ETTRICK, Va.- Chesterfield Police are investigating a shooting near the campus of Virginia State University.  East River Road is closed for five blocks from Sheffield Place to James Street, according to our sister station WTVR.

VSU sent out this email alert to students:

VSU Police Department received a call of a shooting that originated at an off-campus location on Williams St at River Rd in Chesterfield County. A 19 year old VSU Freshman received a non-life threatening leg wound and has been transported to the hospital. The situation is currently being investigated by Chesterfield County PD. Subjects involved have not been apprehended. Please remain shelter-in-place until further notice.