VSU lockdown lifted after man shot on campus

Credit: Joe Raedle

Credit: Joe Raedle

1:29 a.m. ET Sunday: Virginia State University has lifted a lockdown after a man was shot on campus Saturday night.

According to WTVR, the shooting occurred about 8:25 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital after being shot in the pelvis, the station reported. His injuries were not life-threatening, authorities said.

The shooting, which reportedly sparked fights and prompted an hours-long lockdown, occurred on homecoming weekend.

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“Avoid the area,” VSU police tweeted. “Updates to follow.”

It is homecoming weekend at the university.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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