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Police: 2nd shooting reported at Virginia State University in less than a week

The Virginia State University reported a second shooting had taken place on its campus in less than a week late Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (WJLA)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WJLA) - The Virginia State University reported a second shooting had taken place on its campus in less than a week late Thursday evening.

According to officials, a man was shot in the 1 block of Hayden Street around 11 p.m. and taken to a hospital with injuries that were life-threatening.

The school was placed on a lockdown that was lifted sometime around 2:20 a.m. Friday.

Chesterfield County Police called the shooting an "isolated incident" and said there was "no further threat to the campus."

On Saturday evening, the school was also placed on a lockdown after a man was shot, but his injuries were not life-threatening, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chesterfield County Police at 804-748-0660.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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