Officer shot, potential second victim on Virginia Tech campus

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A police officer was shot Thursday on the campus of Virginia Tech, the university reported.

The university said that a potential second victim is reported in a parking lot on campus.

The suspect remains at large, the university said.

The campus was placed on lockdown at 12:47 p.m. EST after a report of shots fired and advised students to stay indoors.

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The alert described the possible shooter as a white male, wearing gray sweat pants, a gray hat with a neon green brim, a maroon hoodie and backpack.


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