Shots fired at University of Virginia, police seek suspect
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The College of Virginia issued a warning to college students to shelter in place late Sunday night time following a report of pictures fired on the campus.
The college’s emergency administration issued an alert on Twitter at 10:42 p.m. of an “energetic attacker firearm.”
Authorities didn’t instantly launch further details about potential casualties, the Richmond Instances-Dispatch reported.
“There was a capturing on Culbreth Highway and the suspect is at massive and regarded armed and harmful,” UVA President Jim Ryan mentioned in a tweet, asking the college group to “please shelter in place.”
The UVA Police Division posted a discover on-line saying a number of police businesses have been trying to find a suspect who was thought-about “armed and harmful.”
A UVA scholar who was in her dormitory room close to Culbreth Highway mentioned she heard six pictures fired, the Instances-Dispatch reported.