NORFOLK, Va. - There was a report of shots fired at Norfolk State University residential housing early Thursday morning, according to an alert sent to students.
The university alert said a suspect was in custody and that the incident happened around 3 a.m. at the Spartan Suites.
NSU Police identified an area inside of the building that was damaged by a firearm.
Spartan Suites and surrounding areas were considered safe and secure when the alert went out.
News 3 spoke to NSU Police later in the morning Thursday, and they said the situation was resolved.
No one was hurt.
Friday night, the university confirmed that NSU Police arrested a 21-year-old Norfolk man in connection with the incident. He has been charged with suspicion of reckless handling of a firearm, shooting into an occupied dwelling and other related charges.
After an investigation, police found the suspect at a home in the 2600 block of E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, where they arrested him and recovered a weapon.
He later reportedly made a full confession to police about firing the weapon in the residence hall.
The man is being charged with several other felonies.
NSU President Javaune Adams-Gaston and university officials have offered support to students, including counseling.
The case is still under investigation.