Person detained following reports of shots fired near Longwood University

FARMVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) - A person has been detained following reports of a gun on campus at Longwood University.

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Farmville Police and Longwood University Police responded to reports of shots fired near Putney and Main Streets.

The University sent an alert to students urging them to stay in a secure location until police could search the area.

Officers checked campus buildings and grounds and lifted the alert at 11:10 p.m.

No one was injured in the shooting, but Farmville Police did recover a weapon and detained a person of interest.

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