Virginia State University in Petersburg, in the U.S. state of Virginia, is on lockdown after an on-campus shooting Saturday night, authorities said.
At least one person was shot, with life-threatening injuries, according to local media reports.
Other reports said the person who was shot was rushed to a local hospital and the suspect is described as a male wearing a white jersey.
"Police scene still active and the campus remains on lockdown," the Virginia State University (VSU) Police Department said in a tweet Saturday night.
VSU police urged people to avoid the area.
The university said on its website that it was celebrating its homecoming weekend.