NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Norfolk responded to reports of a shooting in the Highland Park neighborhood of the city.
According to police, the shooting occurred around 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of W 39th Street.
Police say one man was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Old Dominion University sent out an alert Thursday warning people to stay out of that area until further notice as police investigated the shooting. The university sent a second alert saying the suspect had fled the scene.
A third alert said normal campus activities could continue, but advised people to still stay out of the area.
ODU President Brian O. Hemphill sent out a message Thursday night thanking students, faculty and staff for their “responsiveness” to the campus alerts.
Hemphill said the alerts were sent by ODU police to be proactive.