Police: Woman shot in dorm room on VSU campus

Chesterfield County Police say a woman is in the hospital after being shot at Virginia State University.

The shooting happened inside a dorm room before 8 p.m. on Sunday.

The woman, who is not a student at VSU, was taken to the hospital with injuries, but is expected to be OK.

Officers say that the shooting on campus triggered a lockdown as a precautionary measure. WRIC reports that lockdown was lifted late Sunday night.

No details on the events leading up to the shooting or descriptions of any suspects were available at the time of publication.

County police say that the department is working with campus police to investigate the incident.

The approximate location is below.

This is a developing story.

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Veronica Canales

Veronica Canales is an Associate Producer and Weekend Overnight Producer at WTOP.

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