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Lockdown lifted at Virginia State University after campus shooting

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Posted at 10:54 PM, Oct 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-15 08:18:05-04

ETTRICK, Va. – A lockdown at Virginia State University has been lifted after a shooting on the campus Saturday night.

VSU and Chesterfield police were dispatched to the 1 block of Hayden Street for a report of a shooting around 8:25 p.m.

VSU Police‏ posted on Twitter at 9 p.m. that the university was on lockdown because of the shooting.

Officers found a man with a gunshot wound.

According to officials, the victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were non life-threatening.

The shooting happened during the university’s homecoming weekend. A concert took place at 8 p.m. at the school’s Multi-Purpose Center.