Virginia police responded Tuesday to a shooting incident near a theater hosting a high school graduation.
Virginia Commonwealth University police said the shooting occurred in the Monroe Park area, near the Altria Theater on campus.
An aerial view of the VCU campus. (vcu.edu)
A Richmond Public Schools spokesperson told Fox News Digital that the shooting occurred after Huguenot High School held a graduation ceremony at the theater.
RPS said Thomas Jefferson High School canceled a scheduled graduation for Tuesday night. The ceremony is moved.
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Local outlets are reporting that “several” people were injured, but the extent of those injuries is not clear at this time.
Fox News Digital has reached out to the Richmond Police Department for more details.
Police said there is no ongoing threat to the community, but a heavy police presence remains in Monroe Park. The Richmond Police Department is leading the investigation.
This is an evolving story. Check back later for updates.
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