VSU Police Officer Injured In Shooting Near Campus

The investigation continues as the suspect remains at large.

A Virginia State University Police officer was critically wounded early this morning in a shooting that happened near the VSU campus. The officer, whose identity is not being released at this time, was taken to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

According to Chesterfield County Police, the shooting happened at about 1:34 a.m. when an on-duty VSU police officer responded to an on-campus disturbance. The suspect ran off campus before shots were fired, injuring the VSU officer. The suspect remains at large.

According to VSU Police Chief David Bragg, the campus remains on lockdown as a precaution.

Police continue their investigation into this shooting. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.